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Pair of small US towns suffer heavy blow from loss of marquee baseball events

Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, ahead of the National Baseball Hall of Fame's Induction Ceremonies in 2018 (Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB via Getty Images)

The cancellation of the Baseball Hall of Fame's Induction Weekend and the Little League World Series this summer are leaving big economic holes in the small communities that play host to the marquee events.

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