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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. 

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Two classic American pastimes come together Friday, as the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum presents the Seventh Annual Baseball Film Festival with opening ceremonies in Cooperstown.

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – As baseball’s regular season winds down and the postseason gears up, families will connect through the excitement and drama of the National Pastime. 

COOPERSTOWN, NY – As the baseball season winds toward its climax, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has put together a fan’s dream lineup for programming during the last months of 2012.

Museum educators host hundreds of virtual learning lessons every year at the Hall of Fame. (Milo Stewart Jr./NBHOF Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – As students throughout the country head back to school this month, the Education Department at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will resume its award-winning program of distance learning videoconference lessons and on-site field trips in Cooperstown.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Baseball fans around the world have chosen their 41 favorite broadcasters from among the more than 200 eligible for the 2013 Ford C. Frick Award. But the fans’ work is just getting started, as the second round of the online voting for fan selections for the 2013 Frick Award ballot begins today at 10 a.m. ET.

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