PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It was a special night at PNC Park Saturday as Pittsburgh Pirates’ legend Willie Stargell was honored.
The Willie Stargell Forever Stamp was unveiled for fans during a pregame ceremony.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Warm Temperatures For Last Day Of Summer
The United States Postal Service based the honor on Stargell’s ability to promote harmony among players of different backgrounds.
Stargell’s family was on hand for celebration.READ MORE: Hempfield Area School Board Considering Legal Action Against Pennsylvania
“I just am so proud that he has been able to receive this honor,” his widow said.
The Stargell stamp was first unveiled Friday at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y.MORE NEWS: Two-Dose Version Of Johnson & Johnson's COVID 19-Vaccine Is 94% Effective