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Baseball Hall of Fame has many recordings Series: ASK US
[CITY Edition]
St. Petersburg Times - St. Petersburg, Fla.
Date: Aug 18, 1992
Start Page: 2.C
Section: SPORTS
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Q. Since I have two records in the Baseball Hall of Fame, I was wondering how many records are in the Hall of Fame. I wrote Clemente Land in 1973, shortly after Roberto Clemente was killed in a plane crash. And after Pete Rose won the 1973 National League batting championship, I wrote Charlie Hustle. - E. W. "Gene" Miller, Clearwater

A. Yours are among about 220 songs - either sheet music or recordings - in the National Baseball Library, a section of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Among the better-known songs: Take Me Out to the Ball Game; Slide, Kelly, Slide; Willie, Mickey and the Duke; Joltin' Joe DiMaggio; Van Lingle Mungo, Brooklyn Dodgers Jump and Move Over Babe, Here Comes Henry.

Everything in the National Baseball Library is donated, and everyone who makes a donation receives a thank-you letter and a lifetime pass to the Hall of Fame. Donated items are stored and are made available for research and to the general public.

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