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.
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