Willie Stargell Stamp Released

Post offices across the United States have honored Alameda's own Willie Stargell with commemorative postage stamps.

While the fact that the postal service planned to release the stamp was reported in the Sun last September, the stamps were finally released last Friday.

Stargell, Larry Doby, Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio will be represented on the "forever" stamps.

The stamps will be unveilled in conjunction with festivities held at the Hall of Fame at Cooperstown, New York.

Stargell graduated from Encinal High in 1958.


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