LONACONING, Md. (AP) — A video about Hall of Fame pitcher “Lefty” Grove has been created as part of a fundraising effort to get a statue of him placed in his hometown of Lonaconing.
The Cumberland Times-News reports (http://bit.ly/1MiklH9 ) project coordinator Bucky Schriver and videographer John Broadwater have worked to help put the eight-minute video together.READ MORE: Governor Hogan Celebrates First Greater Baltimore Area Fortune 500 Companies In A Decade
The video features several black-and-white clips from the 300-game winner’s career and can be viewed online at the Lefty Grove Memorial website.
The project was recently boosted significantly with a $25,000 donation from former Georges Creek residents Jim and Marsha Blair.READ MORE: Firefighter Injured In Two-Alarm Fire In Severn Sunday
Robert Moses Grove, known better as “Lefty,” was a six-time all-star and played on two World Series Championship teams.
He was elected to the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, in 1947.
Information from: Cumberland (Md.) Times-News, http://www.times-news.com/timesnew.html
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