Atlanta artist Ross Rossin has been tapped to create the new Hank Aaron statue for SunTrust Park, the future home of the Atlanta Braves in Cobb County.
The team made a brief announcement on Twitter with a photo of the baseball legend having his picture taken, presumably in preparation:
Rossin is a portrait artist who has painted notable figures including Arthur Blank, owner of the Atlanta Falcons; former President George W. Bush; and the poet Maya Angelou, to name just a few.
A spokesperson for the team said it would not be releasing any additional information for the time being.
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