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Stanley Ketchel, a.k.a. “The Michigan Assassin”

Grand Rapids, MI, 2015
Ann Hirsch Sculpture Studio

Description:

Ann Hirsch was selected to complete two projects for the Grand Rapids Community Legends program. The first embraces the legendary boxer Stanley Ketchel, a.k.a. “The Michigan Assassin”, a beloved son of the Polish immigrant community who are the historic residents of the west side of Grand Rapids where the sculpture is placed.

News:

ESPN.com with Nigel Collins, 10.2.15

Media and dimensions: 7’ h., 10’ on limestone base
Collection/Commission: Grand Rapids Community Legends, The Secchia Family Foundation
Photography: Cory Olsen and Ann Hirsch