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(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – As a beautiful summer in Cooperstown concludes, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will resume its regular hours of operation. 

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – With the release of Legendary Entertainment’s landmark film “42” this spring, the worlds of movies and baseball came together for fans across the globe.

Now, Cooperstown visitors will have a chance to celebrate producer Thomas Tull’s epic work at the 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame Film Festival. The Film Festival gets under way at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27 with a screening of “42”, which has earned praise from critics and fans for its portrayal of Jackie Robinson’s groundbreaking path to the big leagues.

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – As summer winds down, the action is heating up in Cooperstown as the Museum presents a memorable Voices of the Game program on Labor Day. 

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – His big league career was built on helping others – preserving 341 wins for teammates. 

This September, Rollie Fingers will reprise his most famous role in Cooperstown, helping a group of special students and connecting with fans at the 31st Annual Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open and Pro-Am Golf Tournament. 

The One for the Books exhibit celebrates the Yankees 27 World Championships. (Milo Stewart, Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame)

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – For fans of the game’s most historic franchise, Cooperstown remains the ultimate destination. 

Now, Yankees supporters can experience the history of the Bronx Bombers at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in August during a pair of days emblazoned with pinstripes. 

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) For more than a year, athletes of all ages have pledged to live free of performance-enhancing substances through the Be A Superior Example program at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. 

Jerry Watkins, Anne Vernon and Jerry McNamara with the plaques of 2013 inductees Deacon White, Jacob Ruppert and Hank O'Day. (Milo Stewart, Jr./NBHOF)

(COOPERSTOWN, N.Y.) The members of the Class of 2013 waited for more than a century before earning their place in Cooperstown.

Tommy John speaks about the pioneering surgical procedure he received from Dr. Frank Jobe. (Milo Stewart, Jr./NBHOF Library)

(COOPERSTOWN, N.Y.)Thomas Tull has spent his career bringing heroes to life on film. 

But on Saturday in Cooperstown, Tull – the CEO of Legendary Entertainment and a 2013 Hall of Fame honoree – found himself in awe just sitting next to the legends of the game. 

PLAY Ball participants get the opportunity to take the diamond with Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith. (Milo Stewart, Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame)

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – With 13 Gold Glove Awards and 15 All-Star Game appearances on his resume, Ozzie Smith is always one of Cooperstown’s most beloved visitors. 

But during Hall of Fame Weekend, the Wizard adds the role of host to his duties at the annual PLAY Ball event launching baseball’s greatest showcase. And the fans come away with memories of a visit of a lifetime. 

Ozzie Smith and Brooks Robinson help announce the finalists of the Commemorative Coin design competition. (Craig Muder/National Baseball Hall of Fame)

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – As history is made this weekend in Cooperstown, the Baseball Hall of Fame and the United States Mint have teamed up to unveil a new historic coin sure to become one of the treasures of the National Pastime. 

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