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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.

1 Javier Sanchez, Fayetteville, Ga 68-64--132
2 Kirk Hanefeld, Acton, Ma 68-65--133
3 John Ross, Freeman, WV 68-66--134
4 Mike Lawrence, Anderson, SC 68-67--135
T5 Tom Eubank, Ellijay, Ga 69-67--136
Wayne Wright, Fort Worth, Tx 72-64--136
T7 Lance TenBroeck, Oak Lawn, IL 70-67--137
Mark Mielke, East Norwich, NY 68-69--137
Robert Shuey, Lancaster, Pa 69-68--137
T10 Bill Britton, Rumson, NJ 69-69--138
Mark Balen, Orchard Park, NY 65-73--138
12 Tim Metko, Grand Blanc, Mi 69-70--139
T13 Danny Edwards, Scottsdale, Az 69-71--140


COOPERSTOWN, NY – Javier Sanchez of Fayetteville, Ga., shot a tournament-record tying 64 to take the lead after day two of the Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open on Thursday in Cooperstown.

Sanchez, who was three strokes off the lead after shooting an opening-round 68 on Wednesday, blistered the Leatherstocking Golf Course with his seven-under par mark on Thursday during a humid-but-sunny day in Central New York, finishing with a two-day total 132.

1 Mark Balen, Orchard Park, NY 31-34--65

2 Mark Aebli, West Dover, Vt 32-35--67

T3 Javier Sanchez, Fayetteville, Ga3 4-34--68

John Ross, Freeman, WV 34-34--68

Kirk Hanefeld, Acton, Ma  34-34--68

Mark Mielke, East Norwich, NY 34-34--68

Mike Lawrence, Anderson, SC 34-34--68

T8 Bill Britton, Rumson, NJ 32-37--69

Danny Edwards, Scottsdale, Az 34-35--69

Ed Dougherty, Boothwyn, Pa 34-35--69

Joe Clark Jr., Holderness, NH 36-33--69

Rick Bronson, Mexico, NY 35-34--69


COOPERSTOWN, NY – Mark Balen of Orchard Park, N.Y., shot a 6-under par 65 on Wednesday to grab the first-round lead at the Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open in Cooperstown.

First-round results of Seniors Open

Second-round results of Seniors Open

COOPERSTOWN, NY - Hall of Fame pitcher Fergie Jenkins returned to Cooperstown on Tuesday to showcase his golf talents as celebrity host of the 30th Annual Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open Pro-Am at the Leatherstocking Golf Course.

COOPERSTOWN, NY The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is encouraging individuals of all ages to “Be A Superior Example,” through a new education program, designed by K12 Inc., as part of a new curriculum to promote healthy habits, while encouraging everyone to live free of performance-enhancing substances.

The new curriculum debuts Tuesday, September 4, online at and in a new Museum exhibit in Cooperstown.

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