Iron Man McGinnity to be Honored May 9th

A major ceremony is in the works to honor hall of farmer Joe McGinnity on May 9, 2006 at his gravesite in McAlester, Oklahoma. Services start at 1:00 P.M. Plans are to rededicate the gravesite and renovate the marker. According to Gabriel Schechter, who has been in communication with a descendent of Joe McGinnity. Renovation has already begun on his grave marker.

A major ceremony is in the works to honor hall of farmer Joe McGinnity on May 9, 2006 at his gravesite in McAlester, Oklahoma. Services start at 1:00 P.M. Plans are to rededicate the gravesite and renovate the marker. According to Gabriel Schechter, who has been in communication with a descendent of Joe McGinnity. Renovation has already begun on his grave marker. They are adding baseball bats on each side in the front and 5 baseballs below his name, along with baseball bats on both sides and a baseball glove.  On the back, they are adding a design and including NBHF in addition to his parents



Originally published: March 23, 2006. Last Updated: March 23, 2006.

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