Birthplace of Earle B. Combs - Pebworth, KY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 37° 29.999 W 083° 43.699
17S E 258819 N 4153836
Quick Description: Birthplace of Earle B. Combs Historical Marker, Pebworth, KY
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 11/1/2011 7:37:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMD0B3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ReedKyCacheFinders
Views: 3

Long Description:
The marker is located on the side of highway.

Marker Text:
Centerfielder for Yankees, 1924-35, and coach, 1936-43, Combs helped New York win 11 pennants and 9 World Series. Lifetime batting average .325. This Pebworth native (1899-1976) was elected to the Ky. Athletic Hall of Fame in 1963 and to the Baseball Hall of Fame, 1970. With Louisville Colonels, 1922-23. On Board of Regents at Eastern Kentucky University, 1956-75.
Marker Name: Birthplace of Earle B. Combs

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Person

Marker Number (for official markers): 1627

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways


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