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Tens Of Thousands Heading To Cooperstown For Baseball HOF Induction Ceremony

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 24 / 15

The crowds at this weekend’s National Baseball HOF & Museum’s induction ceremony "may rival last year’s announced crowd of 48,000, putting it on the event’s top-five list for best crowds for the second-straight year," according to Joe Mahoney of the Oneonta DAILY STAR. Ap...

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