The slide at home for the winning score. The moment of impact for a base hit. A run-stealing catch. We all have baseball memories frozen in time. And at stadiums around the majors, statues capture such moments. Indeed, these sculptures enshrine our heroes of yore in ore. Call it a golden age for baseball bronzes. Take in the photographic tour below, then read about the statues of Major League Baseball.

Baseball's bronzes

A bronze Tony Gwynn presides over the pregame sunbathing outside Petco Park in San Diego. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)