Denis Menke


Dennis Menke was one of many players featured on collectible coins made by Topps and included in packs of baseball cards.

Infielder Dennis Menke played Major League Baseball for the Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves (1962-1967,) Houston Astros (1968-1971,) Cincinnati Reds (1972-1973,) and Houston Astros (1974.) A two-time All-Star, Menke complied a lifetime .250 batting average with 101 home runs and 606 runs batted in.

Following his playing career, the versatile fielder coached for a number of Major League organizations.

Date Made: 1964

Referenced: Milwaukee BravesMaker: Topps Company, Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Web Subject: SportsName Of Sport: BaseballLevel Of Sport: Professional


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0213.048Accession Number: 1996.0213Catalog Number: 1996.0213.048

Object Name: cap, bottle

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/2 in; x 3.81 cm


Record Id: nmah_1427516

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