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NAT060 – (SPORTS-BBO-Jackie-Robinson-Statue-Stolen)
LOVELAND, Colo. x–16s. Craftsmen in Colorado are remaking a statue of baseball star Jackie Robinson — after the original was stolen from a park in Wichita, Kansas. Metalsmith Alex Haines says a thief cut the original statue off its pedestal in January to sell the bronze for scrap.
(“..completely destroyed.”) (SOURCE:The Associated Press)

TAG: The theft set off a huge outpouring of donations to create a replacement, including 100-grand from Major League Baseball.

The Canadian Press broadcast team, The Associated Press