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Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Baseball HOF Abruptly Cancels 75th Anniversary Concert

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 22 / 14

The Baseball HOF announced that a planned concert on Aug. 2 to commemorate its 75th anniversary has been canceled. The fundraising event for the Hall, part of a yearlong series of anniversary events and more than a year in development, was slated to be staged by L.A.-based LGH19 Productions and feat...

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