(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – It’s crunch time on the diamond this week in baseball – and at the polls as well.
Five days remain for fans to vote for their favorite broadcaster in the annual Ford C. Frick Award online ballot vote at the Museum's Facebook page. The top three fan selections in the Facebook poll will be incorporated into the 10-name 2014 Ford C. Frick Award ballot – the annual honor that represents baseball broadcasting’s most prestigious award.
(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – Jackie Robinson brought the United States together with his courageous actions on and off the baseball diamond in 1947.
This fall, Legendary Entertainment’s celebrated story of Robinson’s rookie season – the acclaimed film “42” – will bring fans to Cooperstown at the 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame Film Festival.
(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The legends and heroes of the National Pastime call Cooperstown home. But for a few days this fall and next spring, fans can experience the Hall of Fame through an exclusive in-depth exploration.
COOPERSTOWN, NY) – They are the voices of today – and the historians of tomorrow. The baseball broadcasters of the last three decades have described some of the National Pastime’s greatest moments and thrilled fans from coast to coast.
This fall, one of them will win broadcasting’s most prestigious award.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – Jim Chancey of Kissimmee, Fla., rallied for a bogey on the final hole to protect aone-shot lead and win the Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open golf championship on Friday, carding a 10-under par total of 203.
(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – Jim Chancey of Kissimmee, Fl., shot a second round 68 to take over the lead on day two of the Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open on Thursday in Cooperstown.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – Craig Thomas of White Plains, N.Y., shot a 7-under par 64 on Wednesday to grab the first-round lead at the Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open in Cooperstown.
Jim Chancey of Kissimmee, Fla., and Kirk Hanefeld of Acton, Mass., were tied for second place at 65, while Gene Fieger of Naples, Fla., and Javier Sanchez of Fayetteville, Ga. were both two shots off the lead at 66.
(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s Board of Directors has restructured the procedures for the Ford C. Frick Award selection process, refining the criteria and organizing candidates by era, with changes effective immediately.
(COOPERSTOWN, NY) - As the first reliever to record 300 saves in baseball history, Rollie Fingers was accustomed to closing out victories in his 17-year major league career. On Tuesday, the 1992 National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee returned to Cooperstown to start the 31st Annual Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open Pro-Am at the Leatherstocking Golf Course as Hall of Fame Ambassador for a day that ended in a huge victory for Pathfinder Village.
(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – Eleven staff members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum were honored on Tuesday for reaching service milestones, in a luncheon hosted by Chairman of the Board Jane Forbes Clark and President Jeff Idelson.
The 11 staff members and their years of service are: