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

This fan was so stoked by the Cards' 2006 World Series surprise, he celebrated on the Stan Musial statue. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)