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(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – History comes to life every day in Cooperstown, but never more than when America’s Most Perfect Village hosts the largest gathering of Hall of Famers anywhere in the baseball world during Hall of Fame Weekend the last weekend in July.

A true gentleman and a tragic figure, Lou Gehrig's consecutive games-played streak ended at 2,130 when he was felled by a disease that later carried his name.

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – On America’s 238th birthday, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is the place to be to celebrate the National Pastime – and the 75th anniversary of one of baseball’s iconic moments.

The Museum will honor the Diamond Anniversary of Lou Gehrig Day – held at Yankee Stadium on July 4, 1939 – with special programming this Friday. The Museum is teaming up with The ALS Association Upstate New York Chapter to honor the Hall of Fame first baseman.

A true gentleman and a tragic figure, Lou Gehrig's consecutive games-played streak ended at 2,130 when he was felled by a disease that later carried his name.

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The moment still resonates in time, not just throughout baseball but across the world. Lou Gehrig’s humility and courage while facing of the end of his career – eloquently voiced by the Iron Horse at Yankee Stadium on July 4, 1939 – remains one of the National Pastime’s most poignant episodes. 

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The treasures of the game reside just down the road from the Capital Region in Cooperstown. But on Monday, some of those artifacts will travel from the home of baseball to Troy as the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum teams up with the Tri-City ValleyCats. 

(COOPERSTOWN, N.Y.) – In five weeks, the eyes of the baseball world will once again be focused on Cooperstown, N.Y., for baseball’s most exciting weekend. And with the long-awaited Class of 2014 set for induction, the village where memories live is set to make a little history of its own. 

The All-Star Gala will be held in the Museum's Grandstand Theater. (Milo Stewart, Jr./NBHOF)

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – Baseball’s biggest stars return to the Museum’s big screen this July in Cooperstown at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s annual All-Star Gala. 

(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. 

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn passed away early Monday morning, following a courageous battle with cancer, at age 54 at Pomerado Hospital in Poway, Calif., surrounded by his family. 

Hall of Famers Cal Ripken and Phil Niekro interact with students during the Google Cultural Institute launch event. (Milo Stewart, Jr./NBHOF)

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) Just in time for its 75th anniversary celebration this week, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is connecting with the Google Cultural Institute to make highlighted exhibits and an interior interactive view of the Museum accessible to baseball lovers worldwide. The Hall of Fame's Cultural Institute presence consists of two digital exhibits and indoor Street View imagery. 

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) As the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum celebrates its 75th Anniversary, a new exhibit makes its debut – and features a star of the first magnitude. 

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