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By ADRIAN OHANLON III
McAlester News-Capital 

Oklahoma school dedicates Warren Spahn statue 

 

October 7, 2018



HARTSHORNE, Okla. (AP) — Hartshorne Public Schools hosted a dedication ceremony Sept. 22 for a 9-feet tall statue of Hall-of-Fame pitcher Warren Spahn that now rests in front of the school's new event center and storm shelter.

Spahn was born in Buffalo, New York, before going on to earn a Purple Heart for his military service and a Hall of Fame career as a left-handed MLB pitcher. He died in 2003 at his home in Broken Arrow, but owned a ranch and was buried in Hartshorne.

His son, Greg Spahn, said during the ceremony that he believes bringing the statue to Hartshorne is special.

"I think...



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