Ray Lewis Statue Unveiled
Our local Baltimore Ravens unveiled a statue of Ray Lewis in Unitas Plaza today. Ray is depicted mid-dance and now stands next to football legend Johnny Unitas. You can see the new Ray Lewis statue right outside the north entrance of M&T Bank Stadium.

Ray Lewis played in Baltimore for 17 seasons, winning two super bowls. He retired in 2013, after the Ravens won their second super bowl.

Watch Ray doing his famous dance as he exits the tunnel:

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The Ray Lewis statue was sculpted by Frederick Kail. Kail sculpted Ray's new neighbor, the Johnny Unitas statue. A Maryland resident, Kail attended the Maryland Institute of Art. In addition to the statues outside Ravens stadium, Kail's work is in The National Art Museum of Sport in Indianapolis, The Lacrosse Hall of Fame at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Syracuse University, and the University of Louisville.

Check out this short sneak peek about the making of the statue:

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Se this morning's statue unveiling:

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Other statues of sports stars in Baltimore: Babe Ruth, Johnny Unitas, Frank Robinson, Earl Weaver, Jim Palmer, Eddie Murray, Cal Ripken, Jr., Brooks Robinson and, as of today, Ray Lewis.

If you are heading to Raven's stadium this Sunday, take a moment and check it out!

In other Baltimore sports news, DC2024 (the organization trying to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Washington, D.C., with Baltimore partnering and hosting some events) unveiled its website and announced the board members (including Under Armour's Kevin Plank) who will do their best to win the bid for DC/Baltimore to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. As of right now there are four cities left as possible hosts: Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Boston.