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Allie Pierce Reynolds, nicknamed “Superchief”, was born in Bethany, Oklahoma on February 10, 1917 as a member of the Creek Nation. After a wildly successful career in both football and baseball at Oklahoma A&M, he began his professional baseball career pitching for the Cleveland Indians in 1942, and finished his career with the Yankees in 1954. Reynolds was inducted into the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame in 1986.The “Allie P. Reynolds Award” was created in 1998 and is awarded to the Oklahoma high school senior who reflects the spirit of Allie P. Reynolds by maintaining the highest standards in scholarship, leadership, civic contributions, and character. After his career, the Oklahoma State baseball stadium was named after him, a plaque placed at the Yankee stadium in his name, and this sculpture placed at the Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City by Shan Gray.
2 S Mickey Mantle Dr, Oklahoma City, OK
Medium type: Bronze
Date created: 2005