Goodbye Columbus…er..we mean Connecticut…

4 Jan

As if the Flying Squirrels name for Richmond’s new baseball team wasn’t bad enough, now we learn that Connecticut, the Native American that peers over the entryway into the Diamond, is being evicted.

Connecticut’s New Home

The Richmond Metropolitan Authority is issuing a Request For Proposals this week in an effort to find a new home for the sculpture.

Fair enough, if I were Connecticut I wouldn’t want to be embarrassed by the new nickname either. 

Artist Paul DiPasquale hopes to find another Richmond location for Connecticut.


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