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Larry Bird - Basketball Hall of Fame - Springfield, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 05.593 W 072° 35.086
18T E 699737 N 4662949
Quick Description: Hall of Fame inductee, Larry Bird played forward for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 8/20/2011 4:23:36 AM
Waymark Code: WMCBYY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 3

Long Description:
A life size statue of Larry Bird is located on the second level of the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield. A popular sports legend, Larry Bird was the overall sixth draft choice in 1978 and played basketball for the Boston Celtics until 1992. He later coached the Indiana Pacers from 1997 - 2000. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1998.

A sports hero in Massachusetts, the statue of Larry Bird shooting what appears to be a foul shot is one of the most popular exhibits at the Basketball Hall of Fame. He is the only player to have a his own statue on display. He is wearing the familiar Celtic number 33 green jersey.
Visit Instructions:
At least one original photo, taken by the poster, of the statue. No internet photos.
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