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(WASHINGTON, DC) – The United States Mint today announced the opening of its Baseball Coin Design Competition that will culminate in the Department of the Treasury’s selection of the image for the obverse (heads side) of the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins.

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Greg Kenney performing his one-man show "Jackie: Cross the Line!" (NBHOF Library)

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – After celebrating Jackie Robinson’s singular legacy at the movies with the new Legendary Pictures release 42, go behind the scenes to learn about Robinson’s lasting impact on American culture at his spiritual home in Cooperstown – and bring along a friend for free. 

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – With the 2013 big league season under way, team captains Goose Gossage and Phil Niekro are focused on building their squads for Cooperstown’s summer opener: The Hall of Fame Classic.

Robert William "Bob" Feller in naval uniform. (NBHOF Library)

Cleveland, OH--The Cleveland Indians, along with Major League Baseball, the National Baseball Hall Of Fame and Museum and The USS ALABAMA Battleship Commission, have announced their support of a new award honoring the legacy of Bob Feller -- The Bob Feller Act of Valor Award.

The award will be given each year to one Major League Baseball player and one Baseball Hall of Famer, while The Award Trust also has proposed that the United States Navy support a companion award, to be given to one Navy service member each year.

In two short weeks, the United States Mint will open a coin design competition that will culminate in the Secretary of the Treasury’s selection of the image for the obverse (heads side) of the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins. The design shall be emblematic of the game of baseball. 

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The start of the 2013 campaign is just days away, and fans and students alike can experience the thrills of the new season as the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum presents Spring Break Week fun for the whole family April 1-6 in Cooperstown.

With many schools in the Northeast on break this week, Museum visitors can compete in baseball knowledge game shows, celebrate the 125th anniversary of Ernest Lawrence Thayer’s classic poem “Casey at the Bat” and cheer on their favorite team while watching the Opening Day games at the Museum.

The Buck O'Neil statue on the Museum’s first floor commemorates O’Neil’s contributions to the National Pastime. (Milo Stewart, Jr./NBHOF Library)

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – His likeness greets thousands of visitors a week at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, with a smile on his face and a Kansas City Monarchs cap in hand. 

John Jordan “Buck” O’Neil’s legacy lives on everyday in Cooperstown, and the Museum’s Buck O’Neil Award is an unflagging reminder of what its namesake meant to baseball.   

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – Baseball is already a world-wide game. But thanks to the Imagine Mars Project, the National Pastime is going out of this world with students at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. 

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The Hall of Fame’s newest hit is embarking on an extended “run” in Cooperstown as the BASE Race returns in 2013, with a new date.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, along with Cooperstown’s Clark Sports Center, will join forces again in August for the Second Annual BASE Race, with the new date of Sunday, Aug. 11, after last year’s inaugural event was held on a Saturday. The BASE Race debuted to rave reviews in 2012 as more than 300 runners participated in the event, which promotes healthy lifestyle choices for individuals of all ages.

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – History will be made this week at the final round of the World Baseball Classic.

But long after the champion is crowned at San Francisco’s AT&T Park, that history will live on at the home of baseball in Cooperstown.

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