COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – There may be more than six inches of snow on the ground, but it is always baseball season in Cooperstown.
The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) will hold its second annual SABR Day Jan. 29 throughout its 55 chapters in North America, Europe and Asia, and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will welcome SABR members to Cooperstown that day as a part of SABR Day festivities.
NEW YORK, N.Y. – Two men, born in two very different countries, with different backgrounds and personalities, have one major thing in common.
They can now sign "Hall of Famer" after their name.
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Friday, July 22
Museum Open 9 a.m. until 9 p.m.
9:00 – Noon PLAY Ball with Ozzie Smith at Doubleday Field
Saturday, July 23
Museum Open 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Hall of Fame Member Interactive Events at Doubleday Field
This Holiday season, surprise the baseball fan in your family with a gift from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Whether its gear from their favorite team, Hall of Famer jerseys or baseball holiday decorations, this is the place to find that perfect present.
Check out the 12 Days of Baseball! All items are available at the Hall of Fame's online store. Shop now!
1. 2010 Hall of Fame Ornament
2. Hall of Fame Snow Globe
3. Hall of Fame Plaque Postcard Set
4. Hall of Fame Knit Hat (from New Era)
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Josh Smith spent much of his summer reading baseball books at the Haverhill (Mass.) Public Library.
But he never thought those books would take him all the way to Cooperstown and the Hall of Fame.
The public's love affair with both baseball and the movies was on full display when the Fifth Annual Baseball Film Festival took place this past weekend at the Hall of Fame.
American's love affair with both the silver screen and the national pastime has been evident for over a century. One shining example of this rich history was recently on display at the game's ancestral home.
With many of the key filmmakers on hand, a movie that portrayed Yankees' sluggers Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle's epic pursuit of Babe Ruth's single-season home run record nearly five decades ago, 61*, was honored at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum late Friday morning.
Three new teammates – Hawk, the White Rat, and god - were added the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s roster – and the trio was thrilled to become members of this legendary squad.
At the Induction Ceremony held outside at the Clark Sports Center on Sunday afternoon, approximately 10,000 spectators were on hand to witness the coronation of player Andre Dawson, manager Whitey Herzog and umpire Doug Harvey. From this day forward they will forever be members of the greatest club ever assembled.
The day began early with golf and ended with a parade. Not a bad day to be in Cooperstown.
The skies opened up with a torrent of rain on Cooperstown on Friday, but didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of either the participants or presenters at the 2010 Baseball Hall of Fame Weekend’s inaugural event.