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'Three Blind Mice' Baseball Organist Dies

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'Three Blind Mice' Baseball Organist Dies

'Three Blind Mice' Baseball Organist Dies

'Three Blind Mice' Baseball Organist Dies

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NPR's Melissa Block talks to Janice Snapp, widow of Minor League Baseball organist Wilbur Snapp, who died Saturday in Florida at the age of 83. Snapp was the ballpark organist who objected to what he thought was a bad call by an umpire in a 1985 game by playing "Three Blind Mice." The ump wasn't amused — he pointed up to Snapp and thumbed him out of the game.