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Featured Marker:
Christy Mathewson (1880-1925)
Dedicated: Saturday, August 08, 1998
County: Wyoming
Marker Type: Roadside
GIS Coordinates: 41.55961-75.77641

Location: College Ave. at Edwards Ln., in front of Keystone College, E end of Factoryville

Marker Text: The famed baseball pitcher was born in Factoryville. Attended Keystone Academy, 1895-98; Bucknell University, 1898-1901. He was with the New York Giants, 1900-26, and Cincinnati Reds, 1916-18; pitched 373 winning games, achieving a National League record. Served overseas in World War I. One of the first five players in the Hall of Fame (1936), he was seen as a gentleman in a rough-and-tumble baseball era.
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