An announcement was made by Ross Township in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that they will be rechristening the Sangree Park to honor WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino, who was a resident of Ross Township for 58 years, which includes the time he had his legendary 2000-plus day WWE Title run.
The rechristening ceremony is set to take place this Friday, April 23rd, at 1PM at the park, which is located on Sangree Road in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The rechristening ceremony is set to include the reveal of a new sign for the park. Members of the Sammartino family will reportedly be at the part to speak at the event, along with Ross Township Commissioner Dan DeMarco.
Bruno Sammartino is the longest-reigning WWE Champion in company history. Bruno was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2013 as the headliner and passed away back on April 18th, 2018 at the age of 82.