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FILE - This Jan. 22, 1995, file photo shows from left, Duke Snider, Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle joining hands as they pose at the New York chapter dinner of the Baseball Writers Association, in  New York. The Hall will honor "Talkin' Baseball" composer and singer Terry Cashman this summer as part of induction weekend, 30 years after his song became a ballpark favorite.   (AP Photo/Eric Miller, File)
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FILE - This Jan. 22, 1995, file photo shows from left, Duke Snider, Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle joining hands as they pose at the New York chapter dinner of the Baseball Writers Association, in New York. The Hall will honor "Talkin' Baseball" composer and singer Terry Cashman this summer as part of induction weekend, 30 years after his song became a ballpark favorite. (AP Photo/Eric Miller, File)

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