Thurman Munson Stadium
Former -Canton-Akron Indians
Located in Canton Ohio stands a 5700 seat monument to Thurman Munson… Canton’s favorite son who died tragically while piloting a plane in his hometown. At the time of his death, Thurman Munson was one of the great players of Major League Baseball, and he was such a strong leader that the New York Yankees named their catcher, as their Captain. Munson was a tremendous player from the start, winning a Rookie of the Year award before going on to have 7 All-Star seasons culminating in a 1976 season in which he would be awarded the American League MVP.