The Official Website of Gene Autry, America's Favorite Singing Cowboy

Fun Autry Fact:

When he was a young man, Gene received an offer from a professional baseball team to become a player. Gene turned down the offer because it would have meant a fifty-dollar-a-month pay cut from his telegrapher's job.

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Gene Autry Anaheim/Orange County Walk of Stars

Star Dedication Ceremony in Anaheim, California

Subject:
Dedication of Gene Autry's star in the Anaheim/Orange County Walk of Stars

Date:
Monday, April 7, 2008

Photographer:
Karla Buhlman

Comments:
The city of Anaheim honored Gene Autry with a star on the Anaheim/Orange County Walk of Stars. Mrs. Autry accepted the star in honor of her husband who was recognized as Orange County's baseball pioneer.

The ceremony was held at the Anaheim/OC Walk of Stars, located on the corner of Harbor Boulevard and East Shuttle Way (near the entrance of Disneyland) with many city of Anaheim officials, Angels baseball staff, Gene Autry Entertainment folks, and close friends.

Gene Autry's star is the sixth star for the Anaheim/Orange County Walk of Stars which honors visionary leaders, entertainers and entrepreneurs who have made a positive national and international impact on Anaheim and throughout Orange County.