Dallas, TX - Ron Santo, a nine-time All-Star who amassed 342 home runs and five Gold Glove awards, has been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Golden Era Committee, it was announced today.
Santo was the lone candidate to garner the necessary 75% of votes cast by the 16-member Golden Era Committee, which considered a ballot of eight former players and two executives whose contributions to the game were most significant from 1947-1972. The Golden Era Committee held meetings on Sunday in Dallas, site of the baseball winter meetings.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – Baseball fans can help make the season merrier for families in need and experience the magic of the holidays in Cooperstown at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s annual Holiday Celebration.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – The celebration of fathers and families over Father’s Day Weekend will return for a fourth consecutive year in 2012, with a shift to the weekend schedule, as the Hall of Fame Classic at Doubleday Field will move from Sunday to Saturday, highlighting a new lineup for Cooperstown’s start-of-summer salute to the game’s legends.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- The Hall of Fame plaques of Puerto Rico’s baseball royalty – Roberto Alomar, Orlando Cepeda, Roberto Clemente and Tony Perez – will leave their home in Cooperstown to travel to Puerto Rico, from December 16-19, as the Hall of Fame pays homage to the homeland of four of its beloved heroes.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – The excitement generated by the St. Louis Cardinals’ memorable World Series victory still resonates weeks after the final out of the 2011 Fall Classic.
That passion and those memories are forever a part of the story of baseball, and the story of the unforgettable 2011 postseason is now told in Cooperstown through “The Cardinals Comeback”, the salute to the World Champions as part of the Autumn Glory exhibit at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – Throughout the history of the National Pastime, the heroes of the diamond have also been the heroes of the battlefield, the sea and the sky.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum celebrates this connection every day in Cooperstown – whether those heroes are Hall of Famers or everyday citizens who sacrificed to keep America free.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – A visit to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum provides an inside look at baseball history unlike any other.
Coming in the spring of 2012, fans can even delve deeper into the Museum’s collections and archives through an exclusive program known as the “VIP Experience.”
COOPERSTOWN, NY – Eight former major league players and two former executives comprise the 10-name Golden Era ballot to be reviewed and voted upon Dec. 5 at the Baseball Winter Meetings, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announced today.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – David Freese and the St. Louis Cardinals electrified the country Thursday night with their come-from-behind heroics.
Less than 48 hours after one of the most exciting games in baseball history, artifacts from that history-making game – and others from the exhilarating 2011 postseason – are on their way to Cooperstown.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has spent the last seven decades celebrating and honoring the history of the National Pastime.