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COOPERSTOWN, NY - JULY 29: Hall of Famer Al Kaline is introduced during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Clark Sports Center on July 29, 2018 in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Jeff Daniels recently penned a song dedicated to late Tigers great Al Kaline, and now, the folks at the Baseball Hall of Fame have taken notice.

After hearing the song, “Al Kaline,” the Hall of Fame asked Daniels for his original lyrics for their Kaline exhibit.

“So I said, ‘How much?’ No, I’m kidding. I didn’t,” he laughed in a video about the honor. “I couldn’t believe it. It will be a part of Al Kaline’s display.”

“I couldn’t get it into an envelope and into the mail fast enough,” he added.

Daniels announced the good news during his virtual, live concert from his Purple Rose Theatre in Chelsea.

Watch footage below.

Jeff Daniels Online & Unplugged - Week 2

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Anne Erickson's love for music drew her into radio, and she started shortly after graduating from MSU. She has a passion for rock and metal music, plus local music. She also fronts the band Upon Wings.