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Le Magnifique

(Mario Lemieux Statue)

 
 
Le Magnifique Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 3, 2013
1. Le Magnifique Marker
Inscription.
Mario Lemieux's career was defined not only by spectacular talent but also by fierce determination and uncommon resilience - qualities that enabled him to break through adversity and overcome immense challenges both on and off the ice.

Marion arrived here as a teenager from Montreal but quickly became one of our own, choosing to stay here, and give back to the community, exuding all of those core attributes - loyalty, dedication, humility, compassion - that make him, above all else, a Pittsburgher.

Two Stanley Cups as a player
690 goals
1723 points
Six Art Ross Trophies (scoring champion)
Four Lester B. Pearson Awards (outstanding player)
Three Hart Trophies (MVP)
Two Conn Smythe Trophies (MVP of playoffs)
One Calder Trophy (Rookie of the year)
One Masterson Trophy (Perseverance, dedication)
One Olympic Gold Medal
Hockey Hall of Fame
Champion owner
Millions of dollars for neo-natal and cancer research
Immeasurable amount of joy to the people of Pittsburgh

Bronze by Bruce Wolfe Master Sculptor

 
Erected 2012.
 
Location. 40° 26.419′ N, 79° 59.412′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny
Mario Lemieux Statue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 3, 2013
2. Mario Lemieux Statue
County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Centre Avenue and Washington Place, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Statue is located outside the Consol Energy Center, Trib Total Media Gate. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15229, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Epiphany Roman Catholic Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kier Refinery (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Bell Speaks" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Local 471 American Federation of Musicians (approx. ¼ mile away); Merchants Savings & Trust Company (approx. ¼ mile away); Refining Crude Oil (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pennsylvania Canal (approx. 0.3 miles away); Family Court Facility (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mario Lemieux Statue – ‘Le Magnifique’ – Unveiled at CONSOL Energy Center. March 7, 2012 - NHL.com article (Submitted on December 29, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Mario Lemieux Foundation. (Submitted on December 29, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Mario Lemieux's Goal Against the North Stars. (Submitted on December 29, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkSports
 
Mario Lemieux Statue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 3, 2013
3. Mario Lemieux Statue
Outside Consol Energy Center Trib Total Media Gate
Mario Lemieux Statue image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 3, 2013
4. Mario Lemieux Statue
Close up of Mario
Mario Lemieux (1992) image. Click for full size.
By Tony McCune, 1992
5. Mario Lemieux (1992)
Mario Lemieux Scoring a Spectacular Goal in the 1991 Stanley Cup Finals image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, 1991
6. Mario Lemieux Scoring a Spectacular Goal in the 1991 Stanley Cup Finals
Here's his most famous goal, perhaps the most famous goal in Stanley Cup lore
Mario Lemieux hoisting his first Stanley Cup image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
7. Mario Lemieux hoisting his first Stanley Cup
Mario Lemieux Hoisting the Cup image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
8. Mario Lemieux Hoisting the Cup
For the third time (first as an owner) on June 12, 2009
Le Magnifique Statue Sponsors image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 3, 2013
9. Le Magnifique Statue Sponsors
Dedicated by the Penguins' ownership group, local labor organizations and members of the Pittsburgh business community.

see photo for sponsors
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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