Newcomerstown, Ohio: Cy Young Hometown Monument

Elaborate, baseball-diamond monument lends credibility to Newcomerstown's claim as Cy Young's home town, even though he was born and buried elsewhere.

Cy Young Memorial Park

Address:
591 N. College St., Newcomerstown, OH
Directions:
Cy Young Memorial Park. North of downtown. Exit US Hwy 36 onto County Rd 21, then quickly turn left into the park (look for the sign; if you reach houses you've driven too far). One you turn you'll see the monument straight ahead and to the left.
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Cy Young Monument.

Cy Young Hometown Monument

It's a monument to the greatest and most winningest pitcher in major league baseball history. Located on the grounds of Cy Young park, at a baseball field that he dedicated. The monument is designed to resemble a baseball diamond, with Cy's memorial at the pitchers mound. Very cool tribute!

[Jordan the Lion, 10/30/2018]

The monument almost looks like an elaborate tombstone, but Cy is buried elsewhere -- in another town.


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Cy Young Hometown MuseumCy Young Hometown Museum, Newcomerstown, OH - < 1 mi.
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Cy Young's TombstoneCy Young's Tombstone, Port Washington, OH - 10 mi.
In the region:
Mudgett's Monument to Ohio, Zanesville, OH - 26 mi.

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