The Texas Rangers Unveiled This Statue As A Touching Tribute To Fan Who Died In A Tragic Accident Last Year

The Texas Rangers dedicated a statue Thursday in memory of Shannon Stone, a firefighter who tragically died after falling head first from the stands trying to catch a baseball for his son last season.

The statue, named “Rangers Fans,” depicts Shannon and his son Cooper walking hand-in-hand.

Stone’s son and wife were there for the unveiling (via Big League Stew).

Shannon and Cooper Stone Texas Rangers statue

Photo: AP Images

Shannon and Cooper Stone Texas Rangers statue

Photo: AP Images

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