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Tributes to greatness

Paul Lukas takes us behind the scenes to show how Hall of Fame plaques are made

Originally Published: July 23, 2009
By Paul Lukas | Page 2

Mindy Ellis won't be in attendance when Rickey Henderson, Jim Rice and Joe Gordon are inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. But she'll be there in spirit, just as she has been for each Cooperstown induction ceremony since 1995.

That's because Ellis is the artist who sculpts the faces that appear on the Hall of Fame plaques. Including this year's class of inductees, she's now rendered 55 Hall of Famers for Matthews International, the Pittsburgh bronze-casting firm that manufactures ...

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