Robin Yount "The Kid" / Milwaukee Brewers 1974-1993

Photographed March 20, 2015
Erected 2001 by the Milwaukee Brewers
Miller Park, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
43° 1.762′ N, 87° 58.314′ W
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"The Kid"
 Milwaukee Brewers 1974-1993

Two-time American League Most Valuable Player
Became the 17th player to collect 3,000 career hits
Brewers all-time leader in nearly every offensive department
Ranks among baseball's elite in at bats, games and doubles
One of only three players to earn MVP honors at two different positions
One of the youngest players to break into the Majors
First shortstop to lead the A.L. in slugging and total bases in the same season
First shortstop to bat .300 with 20+ homers and 100+ RBI in the same season
Earned a gold glove as a shortstop
Only player to ever have a pair of four-hit games in a World Series
Three-time All-Star and top vote getter in 1983
Named the A.L. "Player of the Decade" for the 1980's
Brewers retired his uniform number 19 in 1994
Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1999
Playing Career 20 years
AVG .285 • G 2,856 • AB 11,008 • R 1,632 • H 3,142
2B 583 • 3B 126 • HR 251 • RBI 1,406 • BB 966 • SO 1,350 • SB 271

The marker is located at Miller Park, home of the Milwaukee Brewers and is accessible from westbound Brewers Way, between Frederick Miller Way / Parkway Drive (to the west) and Selig Drive (to the east), at 1 Brewers Way, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53214.

NOTE: It is impossible to miss Miller Park!

Baseball Hall of Fame: Robin Yount Robin Yount

Wikipedia: Robin Yount

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