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The Bullpen Theater here at the Baseball Hall of Fame. (Milo Stewart, Jr./NBHOF Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The story of baseball is told every day at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. But this summer, some of the latest unique and inspirational stories of the National Pastime will be celebrated through the Museum’s Authors Series program.

The Hall of Fame will host seven Authors Series events throughout the summer, bringing noted baseball authors to Cooperstown for special lectures and book signings. The Authors Series programs are held in the Museum’s Bullpen Theater at 1 p.m. (except where noted) and are included with Museum admission.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum offers a wide variety of educational programs and special events throughout the year. But in the summer, the Museum’s KeyBank Summer Programming Series begins – providing visitors with even more opportunities for baseball fun.

This year’s schedule, made possible with the support of KeyBank, brings back some old favorites as well as a few new programs. All programs are included with admission to the Museum.

The daily summer schedule, which runs today through Aug. 3 but is subject to change, is as follows:

2012 Bob Feller Player of the Game Desi Relaford hi-fives the Hall of Fame Classic's Hitting Champion Dmitri Young. (Milo Stewart Jr./NBHOF Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The legends laughed, the sun shined and the fans cheered – all amidst a little baseball on Saturday at the Hall of Fame Classic at historic Doubleday Field.

At the end of the afternoon, everyone went home smiling on a perfect day-before-Father’s Day in Cooperstown.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Ozzie Smith faced 11 Hall of Fame pitchers in his 19-year big league career, none more often than knuckleball master Phil Niekro.

At Saturday’s Hall of Fame Classic in Cooperstown, Ozzie and Knucksie will face off again when Niekro delivers the first pitch at Doubleday Field.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The annual Hall of Fame Classic brings thousands of visitors to Cooperstown on Father’s Day Weekend to celebrate the timeless connection between baseball and families. But the seven-inning legends game at Doubleday Field is only part of a jammed-packed slate of family-friendly events planned in America’s Most Perfect Village.

Oneonta High's Jon Vega slides to beat a throw to help the Yellowjackets to a 7-4 victory. (Dean Russin/The Daily Star)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will honor the 2012 Oneonta High School Yellowjackets for winning the school’s first state baseball championship this past Saturday as part of the Hall of Fame Classic on Saturday, June 16.

Team members and coaches have been invited to participate in two events on Saturday to recognize Oneonta High School’s 24-2 season and New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class B title.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The legends of the game are set to return to Cooperstown on Saturday, where Doubleday Field will play host to a matchup of heroes at the annual Hall of Fame Classic.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – In six weeks, Barry Larkin and Ron Santo will be immortalized in Cooperstown during Hall of Fame Weekend.

But visitors to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum can already celebrate the legacy of the Class of 2012 through exhibits honoring the careers of two of the most popular and successful players of all time.

The 2012 Inductees exhibit opened this week at the Hall of Fame, and will remain on display through May 2013 when a new class of inductees is feted in the Museum.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Memories live forever in Cooperstown, but fans at the June 16 Hall of Fame Classic will only have to wait a few hours before sharing the excitement of the annual Father’s Day Weekend legends game with six Hall of Fame heroes.

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Hall of Fame Weekend 2012 will feature a Midwest theme this July 20-23, as the eyes of the baseball world turn to Cooperstown, N.Y. for the inductions of Cincinnati Reds great Barry Larkin and Chicago fan-favorite Ron Santo, along with award presentations and family programming for baseball fans of all generations.

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