OOS Sculpture

Tony Pérez

2015 / Tom Tsuchiya / Cincinnati

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This life-sized bronze statue of Tony Pérez, former first baseman and manager with the Cincinnati Reds, stands at the entrance to the Great American Ball Park. The statue depicts Pérez mid-swing, and the artist has said that his intention was to capture a specific game-changing at-bat from game 7 of the 1975 World Series between the Reds and the Boston Red Sox.

Location: Great American Ball Park, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way

County

: Hamilton

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Citation

: Tom Tsuchiya, “Tony Pérez,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed October 23, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/2193.

Title

Tony Pérez

Description

This life-sized bronze statue of Tony Pérez, former first baseman and manager with the Cincinnati Reds, stands at the entrance to the Great American Ball Park. The statue depicts Pérez mid-swing, and the artist has said that his intention was to capture a specific game-changing at-bat from game 7 of the 1975 World Series between the Reds and the Boston Red Sox.

Creator

Date

2015

Publisher

Ohio Outdoor Sculpture

Identifier

2193

Location City

Location County

Location Notes

Crosley Terrace, corner of Joe Nuxhall Way & Johnny Bench Way

Location Site

Location Street

100 Joe Nuxhall Way

Location Type

Installation Date

2015

Materials

Inscription

On accompanying plaque:
"Tony Pérez/The Big Dog'/Cincinnati Reds: 1964-76, 1984-86"