Eau Claire Baseball Hall of Fame: Tom Poquette

Photographed May 22 and 23, 2014
Erected by Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Baseball Hall of Fame
Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
44.807451,-91.521193
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Tom Poquette

Born in Eau Claire on October 20, 1951, outfielder
Tom Poquette played for the Kansas City Royals, Boston
Red Sox and Texas Rangers between 1973 and 1982, spending
a total of seven seasons with their Major League clubs. In 1976 he
hit .302 and made baseball's all-rookie team. In had a .268 career
batting average. He rejoined the Royals in 1987 as a minor
league coach and was named the team's major league
hitting instructor in 1997. Poquette graduated from
Eau Claire Memorial High School in 1970 and
was on the school's 1968 state baseball
championship team.

Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Baseball Hall of Fame
Inducted 2009

The marker is located inside Carson Park, at the Eau Claire Baseball Hall of Fame, in front of the Carson Park baseball stadium, adjacent to the baseball stadium parking lot, on Carson Park Drive, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54703.

NOTE: Carson Park Drive is a big loop around the park; it's impossible to miss the baseball stadium.




Tom Poquette's marker is third from the left.
 


 With the Carson Park baseball stadium in the background.


The ramp from the parking lot to the Eau Claire Baseball Hall of Fame
(visible at the top of the ramp).

The Eau Claire Baseball Hall of Fame is located at Carson Park.

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