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Farmer seeks home for collection of 100,000 baseball caps

Scott Legried, a southern Minnesota farmer, is looking for a permanent home to house a collection of more than 100,000 hats. Legried inherited three semis full of baseball caps from his late father, Buckey Legried. KARE 11 says the Blue Earth Chamber of Commerce is pushing to create a place to put the hats on display along side the Jolly Green Giant museum.
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Scott Legried, a southern Minnesota farmer, is looking for a permanent home to house a collection of more than 100,000 hats.

Legried inherited three semis full of baseball caps from his late father, Buckey Legried.

KARE 11 says the Blue Earth Chamber of Commerce is pushing to create a place to put the hats on display along side the Jolly Green Giant museum.

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