Major League Baseball announced on Wednesday the coming arrival of "Statues on Parade." It is going to be the most amazing celebration of the Statue of Liberty since the 1986 centennial celebration in her New York harbor.The Red Sox one is going to be tagged in 3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . .
There will be 42 Statues of Liberty, each standing 8 1/2 feet tall, stationed around New York leading up to the July 15 All-Star Game there.
Each one will be uniquely designed with bold graphics and colors featuring each of the 30 Major League Baseball clubs, the Brooklyn Dodgers, the New York Giants, the American League, the National League, four All-Star statues and statues commemorating the final season of Yankee Stadium and Shea Stadium, an additional version for the host Yankees, and one to be determined to be painted by the artist as a surprise.
Thursday, June 5, 2008
Great Moments in Patriotism
Major League Baseball is dressing up the Statue of Liberty: