OOS Sculpture

The Spirit of Baseball

2003 / Mark Riedy, Todd Myers, et al. / Cincinnati

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This art deco style bas relief is installed on the administrative building of the Cincinnati Reds, at the entrance to the Great American Ball Park. Made from Indiana limestone, it depicts three baseball players (a batter, pitcher, and catcher) and a young boy and includes representations of Cincinnati's riverfront, and Union Terminal. The work was created by illustrative artist Mark Riedy and sculptors Todd Myers and Paul Brooke.

Location: Great American Ball Park, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way

County

: Hamilton

Citation

: Mark Riedy, Todd Myers, and Paul Brooke, “The Spirit of Baseball,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed December 8, 2021, http://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/2041.

Title

The Spirit of Baseball

Description

This art deco style bas relief is installed on the administrative building of the Cincinnati Reds, at the entrance to the Great American Ball Park. Made from Indiana limestone, it depicts three baseball players (a batter, pitcher, and catcher) and a young boy and includes representations of Cincinnati's riverfront, and Union Terminal. The work was created by illustrative artist Mark Riedy and sculptors Todd Myers and Paul Brooke.

Date

2003

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

2041

Location City

Location County

Provider Qualifier

Commissioned by

Provider Entity

Cincinnati Reds

Location Site

Location Street

100 Joe Nuxhall Way

Location Type

Media Sculpture Height

50 feet

Media Sculpture Width

20 feet

Installation Date

2003

Materials

Inscription

Inscribed on the accompanying plaque:
"Dedicated to the Big Leaguer in all of us. Follow your dreams, never give up."