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    Diamond Mines - HOF Scouting Exhibit

    Scouts honored with opening of Museum’s Diamond Mines exhibit
    By Bill Francis
    May 04, 2013
    Hall of Fame executive Branch Rickey once described the role of a scout as having the ability to “assay the gold content in a handful of ore.” Today, the long and storied history of those same miners, always on the lookout for the next diamond in the rough, is told at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

    Diamond Mines features three-dimensional artifacts such as radar guns and stopwatches that have served as scouts’ tools of the trade for decades. The exhibit will provide an insider’s view of the essential link between the amateur game and professional baseball and will also recognize Scout of the Year Award winners, an honor given by the Scout of the Year Program since 1984.

    The exhibit also features a searchable database of scouting reports at

    For example, here's a report on David Cone in H.S.
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