Der Baseballspieler – Der Baseball Player

By micky

Der Baseballspieler.
San Diego:
#19 Baseball Player. So nannte Niki de Saint Phalle die Skulptur. Die französisch-amerikanische Bildhauerin war 1994 in San Diegos Stadtteil La Jolla gezogen, wo sie 2002 starb. In San Diego sind mehrere ihrer Figuren zu sehen. Besonders beliebt ist der Baseball Player. Er stellt San Diegos Baseball-Legende Tony Gwynn dar (1960-2014), der 20 Saisons lang für die “San Diego Padres” spielte.

The Baseball Player.
San Diego:
#19 Baseball Player. That’s how Niki de Saint Phalle called the sculpture. The French-American sculptor had moved to San Diego’s community La Jolla in 1994 where she died in 2002. Several of her sculptures are situated in San Diego. The Baseball Player is particularly popular. He represents San Diego’s baseball legend Tony Gwynn (1960-2014), who played 20 seasons for the “San Diego Padres”.