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(COOPERSTOWN, NY) As the nation pauses for its annual tribute to its fallen heroes, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will honor America with a standing tradition on a new date, as Hall of Fame Classic Weekend relocates to Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-26, for 2013. 

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – Six former major league players, three executives and one umpire comprise the 10-candidate Pre-Integration Era ballot to be reviewed and voted upon at Baseball’s Winter Meetings for consideration for the Hall of Fame Class of 2013, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announced today. 

(Milo Stewart, Jr./NBHOF Library)

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – Baseball can be a tricky game, but there will be nothing but treats for visitors to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum on Halloween. 

Gregor Blanco of the World Champion San Francisco Giants donated the glove he used throughout the 2012 postseason to the Hall of Fame. (NBHOF Library)

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – For the second time in three years, Cooperstown is set to become “San Francisco-East” as treasures from the Giants’ remarkable World Series run arrive at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. 

COOPERSTOWN, NY – October baseball has provided fans around the globe with plenty of thrills this month. While the best seat for Game Three of the World Series will be in the American League city, the next best location to share in the excitement will be at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s annual World Series Gala in Cooperstown. 

(Milo Stewart, Jr./'NBHOF Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Baseball’s annual postseason celebration is in full swing, and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is joining the party this weekend for “Celebrate Cooperstown,” Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13 and 14. 

COOPERSTOWN, NY  Ten of baseball’s most beloved and honored broadcasters were named today as the finalists for the 2013 Ford C. Frick Award, presented annually for excellence in baseball broadcasting by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. 

Ryne Sandberg was on hand for the launch of the BASE registry as we connected via video conference to a Chicago area school. (Milo Stewart, Jr./ NBHOF Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY The commitment to “Be A Superior Example” is one that lasts a lifetime. Today, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum launched a permanent online registry, encouraging participants of all ages to pledge to lead a life of healthy choices, free of performance-enhancing substances.

The Character and Courage exhibit honoring Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemente, and Lou Gehrig resides in the Hall of Fame lobby. (Milo Stewart, Jr./NBHOF Library

COOPERSTOWN, NY – As the days get shorter and the temperatures fall, the Central New York scenery changes to a brilliant palate of fall colors every October. 

What never changes in Cooperstown, however, is the timeless qualities of character and courage on exhibit at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. 

Ryne Sandberg (NBHOF Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Ryne Sandberg turned an unquenchable work ethic and unwavering dedication into a Hall of Fame playing career with the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies. 

Now as a minor-league manager, Sandberg is preaching those same values – including promoting the value of healthy lifestyle choices featured in the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s new “Be A Superior Example” initiative – to a new generation of players. 

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