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: Man In New Castle Seriously Injured After 2,000 Pounds Of Steel Mesh Falls On Him
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: Man Gets Up To 30 Years In Prison For Shooting, Killing 3-Year-Old Girl
“I just am so proud that he has been able to receive this honor,” his widow said.
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