Otto Graham Statue Reveal: 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 7 (9.6.19)

2019 Cleveland Browns Alumni Weekend and Browns Fantennial Weekend

Otto Graham Statue Quick Facts
September 7, 2019

  • Material – Bronze with stainless steel metal support
  • Total statue height – 11 feet (132 inches)
  • Figure height – 7’, 6” (90 inches) ; 8’ (96 inches) if standing upright
  • Figure width – 8’ (96 inches)
  • Base height – 3’ (36 inches)
  • Base length and width – 6’, 3” (75 inches) x 2’, 10” (34 inches)
  • Statue weight – Approximately 1,000 lbs.
  • Size of unveiling cloth – 28’ in diameter
  • Time from commissioning through creation to unveiling – Approximately six months
  • Location of statue – FirstEnergy Stadium’s Southwest Gate
  • Location of statue creation – Deming Art LLC in Lakewood, Ohio
  • Miles traveled for delivery – Approximately 4 miles
  • Commissioned by Dee and Jimmy Haslam
  • Date announced – July 30, 2019
  • Date delivered/installed – September 4, 2019
  • Date unveiled – September 7, 2019
  • 39 members of Otto Graham’s family are expected to attend the unveiling, including his 95-year old wife, Beverly

 

Additionally, below is info on the Jim Brown statue, located outside of the University Hospitals Gate, that was unveiled in 2016:

  • Material – Bronze with stainless steel metal support
  • Total statue height – 11’, 6” (138 inches)
  • Figure height – 8’, 6” (102 inches)
  • Figure width – 4’, 8” (56 inches)
  • Base height – 3’ (36 inches)
  • Base length and width – 4’, 4” (52 inches)
  • Statue weight – More than 2,000 lbs.
  • Size of unveiling cloth – 28’ in diameter
  • Time from commissioning through creation to unveiling – Approximately six months
  • Location of statue – FirstEnergy Stadium’s University Hospitals Gate
  • Location of statue creation – Deming Art LLC in Lakewood, Ohio
  • Miles traveled for delivery – Approximately 4 miles
  • Commissioned by Dee and Jimmy Haslam
  • Date announced – Feb. 17, 2016, Jim Brown’s 80th birthday
  • Date delivered/installed – September 15, 2016
  • Date unveiled – September 18, 2016

 

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