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#Shortstops: From diamonds to music

Hall of Fame Class of 2022 inductee Bud Fowler penned a song, titled “The Royal Giants: The Base Ball Hit of the Season”, which is preserved in the Hall of Fame's collection.

#Shortstops: Connie and the Comets

Hall of Fame skipper Connie Mack was in attendance at Kenosha’s Lake Front Stadium on June 4, 1947, as the Comets of the AAGPBL took on the Racine Belles.

#Shortstops: A Dash of Pepper

Pepper Martin wore this cap during the 1931 World Series, when he batted .500 to power the Cardinals to a seven-game victory over the Athletics.

#Shortstops: Bobo Gets Suspended

Following Bobo Newsom's suspension from the Chattanooga Lookouts, sports cartoonist Gene Mack drew a cartoon of Newsom that is now part of the Hall of Fame's collection.

#Shortstops: Comic gold

Nine of Daniel Horine's comic-style, baseball-themed prints are now preserved within the Hall of Fame's Library Archives.

#Shortstops: Goats on the Road

A special section of the Hartford Courant, published in 2017, commemorated the return of Minor League Baseball to Hartford, Ct.

#Shortstops: Courtship by wire

Nearly 70 telegrams exchanged between Bob Feller and his wife Virginia “Dolly” Winther from 1941-42 were donated to the Hall of Fame.

#Shortstops: Ruth’s first score

This scorecard was used in Game 4 of the 1921 World Series, when Babe Ruth slugged his first career World Series homer at the Polo Grounds.

#Shortstops: Tinker’s Tigers

With former Cubs shortstop Joe Tinker at the helm, the Orlando Tigers captured the 1921 Florida State League pennant with a 73-42 record.

#Shortstops: Overdue Honor

Joe Sinnott's cartoon, titled “Honor Black Babe Ruth…At Last”, was published shortly after Josh Gibson was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1972.

#Shortstops: Color of Diversity

Jim Shearer's illustration depicts the Pirates lineup from Sept. 1, 1971, when Pittsburgh became the first AL or NL team to field an all-Black and Latino starting lineup.

#Shortstops: Locastro’s stolen goods

Outfielder Tim Locastro wore these cleats on April 10, 2021, when he set a big league record (since 1951) with his 28th consecutive successful stolen base attempt to start his career.

#Shortstops: Bearing a Championship

The 1947 Mobile Bears went 94-59, winning the pennant and the Southern Association Championship. A scorecard from the 1947 season is preserved in Cooperstown.