Slow down on that Tom Hicks statue

Bankruptcy plan looks like a good thing, but let's not treat current owner like a hero

Updated: May 24, 2010, 9:12 PM ET
By Jim Reeves | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- On the honored roll call of Texas heroes, right up there with Sam Houston, Stephen F. Austin, William Barret Travis and Davy Crockett, the Texas Rangers presented a new name for your kind consideration Monday: Thomas O. Hicks.

The statue at the home plate gates of Rangers Ballpark in Arlington will go up any day now.

OK, we're just funnin' folks a little bit here, because the Rangers were having a little fun with us on a day when they were actually able to use the ...

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