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Commerce in Ottawa County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Mickey Charles Mantle
"The Commerce Comet"

— Dr. Nick A. Calcagno, Artist —
 
Mickey Charles Mantle Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2011
1. Mickey Charles Mantle Memorial
 
Inscription.

"A Great teammate"
CHS class of '49
[Statue dedicated April 17, 2010]

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About the Artist
Dr. Nick A Calcagno was the recipient of numerous awards and many professional achievements. His artwork is exhibited at the Kansas City Art Institute, Oklahoma Hall of Fame, Legacy Sports Gallery in Arlington, Texas, and the Fenster Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma among others. Fine examples of his immense talent are an 8' sculptor [sic] of 1969 Heisman Trophy winner Steve Owens displayed on the Oklahoma University campus, and the Norseman scultor [sic] displayed on the NEO A&M campus in Miami, Oklahoma.
Dr. Calcagno literally touched thousands of lives throughout his 39 years in education, 28 in the humanities and art department at NEO A&M College. A community can never fill the void with the loss of a master educator. Nick Calcagno was a master educator.

 
Erected 2010.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Markers Attached to Sculpture marker series.
 
Location. 36° 55.497′ N, 94° 52.332′ W. Marker is in Commerce, Oklahoma, in Ottawa County. Marker is on Mickey Mantle Boulevard (U.S. 69), on the right when traveling
 
Artist Marker on Mantle Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2011
2. Artist Marker on Mantle Memorial
 
south. Click for map. Marker is outside the center field fence of the Commerce High School baseball field. Marker is in this post office area: Commerce OK 74339, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McPherson Post No 48 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Miami, Oklahoma (approx. 3.4 miles away); American Indian War Veterans (approx. 3.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Baxter Springs Civil War Memorial (approx. 9.3 miles away in Kansas); American Legion Post 206 Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.1 miles away in Kansas); Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.1 miles away in Kansas); Café on the Route (approx. 10.2 miles away in Kansas); Crowell Bank (approx. 10.2 miles away in Kansas).
 
Also see . . .
1. Mickey Mantle. (Submitted on April 16, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Mickey Mantle Online Memorial. (Submitted on April 16, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
Mickey Charles Mantle Memorial and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2011
3. Mickey Charles Mantle Memorial and Marker
 
 
Mickey Charles Mantle Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2011
4. Mickey Charles Mantle Memorial
 
 
Mickey Charles Mantle Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2011
5. Mickey Charles Mantle Memorial
 
 
Commerce High School Sign Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2011
6. Commerce High School Sign
 
 
Mickey Charles Mantle Statue Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2011
7. Mickey Charles Mantle Statue
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 507 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 16, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.
 
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