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Following today’s announcement by LGH19 Productions regarding the cancellation of the Concert Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the Museum has announced the following information for ticketholders of the event. 

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The annual celebration of baseball’s best weekend will feature the induction of the historic Class of 2014 in Cooperstown.

History, however, is made – and preserved – every day at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, and the iconic home of baseball is set to welcome thousands of fans with new exhibits and classic stories of the National Pastime.

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – Main Street in Cooperstown features the top smiles-per-mile rate in the baseball world.

But when the Hall of Fame Parade of Legends hits town, that rate increases to record levels – thanks to the fans cheering their heroes and the Hall of Famers grinning right back at them.

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – When the Major League Baseball All-Star Game debuted on July 6, 1933 in Chicago, the National Baseball Hall of Fame was not yet a part of the American lexicon.

But over the next nine decades, the connection between All-Stars and the Hall of Fame has become a yearly summer celebration for the National Pastime.

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – History comes to life every day in Cooperstown, but never more than when America’s Most Perfect Village hosts the largest gathering of Hall of Famers anywhere in the baseball world during Hall of Fame Weekend the last weekend in July.

A true gentleman and a tragic figure, Lou Gehrig's consecutive games-played streak ended at 2,130 when he was felled by a disease that later carried his name.

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – On America’s 238th birthday, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is the place to be to celebrate the National Pastime – and the 75th anniversary of one of baseball’s iconic moments.

The Museum will honor the Diamond Anniversary of Lou Gehrig Day – held at Yankee Stadium on July 4, 1939 – with special programming this Friday. The Museum is teaming up with The ALS Association Upstate New York Chapter to honor the Hall of Fame first baseman.

A true gentleman and a tragic figure, Lou Gehrig's consecutive games-played streak ended at 2,130 when he was felled by a disease that later carried his name.

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The moment still resonates in time, not just throughout baseball but across the world. Lou Gehrig’s humility and courage while facing of the end of his career – eloquently voiced by the Iron Horse at Yankee Stadium on July 4, 1939 – remains one of the National Pastime’s most poignant episodes. 

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The treasures of the game reside just down the road from the Capital Region in Cooperstown. But on Monday, some of those artifacts will travel from the home of baseball to Troy as the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum teams up with the Tri-City ValleyCats. 

(COOPERSTOWN, N.Y.) – In five weeks, the eyes of the baseball world will once again be focused on Cooperstown, N.Y., for baseball’s most exciting weekend. And with the long-awaited Class of 2014 set for induction, the village where memories live is set to make a little history of its own. 

The All-Star Gala will be held in the Museum's Grandstand Theater. (Milo Stewart, Jr./NBHOF)

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – Baseball’s biggest stars return to the Museum’s big screen this July in Cooperstown at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s annual All-Star Gala. 

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