Artist Writes Every Reds Player Ever to Create Great American Ballpark
PHILADELPHIA (September 9th, 2019)–Renowned word artist Dan Duffy has introduced his newest creation, paying tribute to the Cincinnati Reds 150 th anniversary as the first all professional baseball team. The image represents Great American Ballpark and was meticulously handwritten with the names of every single Reds player in history. All in all, the image contains 2,059 names from 1869 to 2019.Duffy spent roughly 150 hours on all facets of the piece including research, sketching, writing, and coloring. An avid sports fan, he created the piece as a unique gift to connect generations of baseball fans. Younger and older fans can spend hours finding their favorite players and recounting their favorite memories at Reds games. This piece is just the next step in his ultimate goal of recreating every major league stadium in history with every player ever.
“Cincinnati is one of the great baseball towns in the country. From Johnny Bench to Ken Griffey Jr. to Joey Votto, it has been home to some of baseball’s biggest heroes. Plus, there aren’t many teams that get to celebrate 150 years, so I wanted to make sure to pay tribute to this great franchise.” – Dan Duffy***
Art of Words is the creation of Philadelphia word artist Dan Duffy. By meticulously handwriting relevant words, he creates images of iconic people, places and moments in history. 16”x20” standard size prints are available at www.artofwords.com and are affordable, unique gifts that stir up sentiment and emotion within recipients. Between skylines, sports, history and musicians, there's a piece for everyone,