Love in the Name of Pride

Jackson Free Press | February 14, 2008
Charley Pride's first love was baseball. But his father began tuning into the Grand Ole Opry. After being rejected by the New York Mets in 1961, Pride made a stop in Nashville, and soon became RCA's top-selling recording artist after Elvis.

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