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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 image. 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 of 1969 Heisman Trophy winner Steve Owens displayed on the Oklahoma University campus, and the Norseman scultor 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.
 
Location. 36° 55.497′ N, 94° 52.332′ W. Marker is in Commerce, Oklahoma, in Ottawa
Artist Marker on Mantle Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2011
2. Artist Marker on Mantle Memorial
County. Marker is on Mickey Mantle Boulevard (U.S. 69), on the right when traveling south. Marker is outside the center field fence of the Commerce High School baseball field. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Commerce OK 74339, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McPherson Post No 48 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Moscelyne Larkin (approx. 3.3 miles away); Steve & Cassie Gaines (approx. 3.3 miles away); David Froman (approx. 3.3 miles away); Steve Owens (approx. 3.3 miles away); Charles Banks Wilson (approx. 3.3 miles away); Coleman Theatre (approx. 3.4 miles away); Miami, Oklahoma (approx. 3.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Mickey Mantle. (Submitted on April 16, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: EducationSports
 
Mickey Charles Mantle Memorial and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2011
3. Mickey Charles Mantle Memorial and Marker
Mickey Charles Mantle Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2011
4. Mickey Charles Mantle Memorial
Mickey Charles Mantle Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2011
5. Mickey Charles Mantle Memorial
Commerce High School Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2011
6. Commerce High School Sign
Mickey Charles Mantle Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 15, 2011
7. Mickey Charles Mantle Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 916 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 16, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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