Tony Perez to get statue outside Great American Ball Park - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Tony Perez to get statue outside Great American Ball Park

Posted: Updated:
Outside of Great American Ball Park (Photo: Flickr/Geoff Livingston) Outside of Great American Ball Park (Photo: Flickr/Geoff Livingston)
COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) -

The Reds announced Hall of Famer Tony Perez will get a statue outside of Great American Ball Park.

Former teammates Johnny Bench and Joe Morgan made the announcement to a crowd of former and current Reds at the Hall of Fame Gala Sunday night at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center.

Perez will join Johnny Bench and Joe Morgan as former members of the Big Red Machine immortalized with a statue.

Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2000, the seven-time All Star and multiple World Series champion hit 379 career home runs and finished with 2,732 career hits.

No details of when the statue might be completed or where it will go have been announced.

Copyright 2014 WXIX. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow