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Rangers unveil statue of fan

Updated: April 6, 2012, 12:41 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan stood back and smiled as he watched Shannon Stone's family take pictures -- with Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton -- and admire the newest statue in front of the home plate gate at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.

The sculpture, unveiled Thursday, features life-sized bronze statues of Stone, the 39-year-old Brownwood firefighter who died last July from injuries suffered in a fall at the park, and his then 6-year-old son, Cooper. The ...

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