I've done my best to visit halls of fame when I can, and among the more notable are the following:
Baseball Cooperstown, NY
Soccer Cooperstown, NY
Basketball Springfield, MA
Swimming Fort Lauderdale, FL
Fishing Dania Beach, FL
Checkers Petal, MS
Chess Kendall, FL
Cricket Melbourne, Australia
the organization in Clarksdale) and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame -- in Cleveland, because, apparently, Cleveland rocks.
Inductees to the Blues Hall of Fame will be Robert Cray, John Hammond (the musician, not the producer), Denise LaSalle, Big Maybelle, Alberta Hunter, and J.B. Lenoir. The ceremony will be held in Memphis on May 4.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will be Alice Cooper, Neil Diamond, Dr. John, Darlene Love, Leon Russell, and Tom Waits, as well as Jac Holzman of Electra Records, and Art Rupe of Specialty Records.
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