Monday, July 27, 2015

[012] Baseball Hall of Fame intern hits a grand slam on ‘MTSU On the Record’

MURFREESBORO — A college student who is living a baseball fan’s most cherished dream will talk about her work on the next “MTSU On the Record” radio program.

Host Gina Logue’s interview with MTSU student Sarah Calise will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, July 20, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, July 26, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and

Calise, a Gainesville, Florida, native pursuing a master’s degree in public history, is working this summer at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, under the Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Youth Leadership Development.

Each of the 19 interns specializes in aspects of museum work that include education, digital strategy, manuscript archives and library research. Calise aspires to become a museum curator upon graduation.

“Every morning is my favorite part of the day because I get to walk through the Hall of Fame plaque gallery,” Calise said. “You’re walking through history, basically, every morning. It humbles you and you realize that you’re working in such a fantastic place.”

To learn more about the Steele Internship Program, go to

To listen to previous “MTSU On the Record” programs, go to and click the “more” link under “Audio Clips.”

For more information, contact Logue at 615-898-5081 or WMOT-FM at 615-898-2800.

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