The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum collections feature just under 40,000 three-dimensional items, three million books and documents and 500,000 photographs. The Museum tells visitors the story of baseball through its three-story timeline, with the majestic Plaque Gallery serving as a centerpiece.
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Plaque Gallery: View the bronze plaques that make up the most exclusive sports Hall of Fame.
How to Donate: Donate an artifact from your collection to the Hall of Fame.
On August 20, 1938, Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees hits the 23rd and final grand slam of his career, establishing a major league record. Gehrig drives in six runs to pace the Yankees to an 11-3 victory over the Philadelphia Athletics.