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Yantis' personal collection covered every square inch of his office. (Courtesy of the Whitaker Family)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The faces belong to another era, but the timelessness of the images remains seven decades after young Forrest S. Yantis snapped photos of his favorite ballplayers in a series of intimate, bust-length portraits.

Soon, these unique and inspiring fan photos will hang in Cooperstown as part of the new Pastime Portraits exhibit at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s new Cooperstown Conversations podcast is a hit, and the latest installment features a look at the home of some of baseball’s most memorable hitters: Boston’s Fenway Park.

The May episode of Cooperstown Conversations debuted last week in the Apple iTunes store and at the Hall of Fame podcast page. The May podcast celebrates Fenway Park’s 100th anniversary and features interviews with Hall of Famer’s Bobby Doerr and Carlton Fisk.

The Red Sox donated several artifacts to the Hall of Fame to commemorate the April 20 Red Sox vs. Yankees game. (Craig Muder/NBHOF Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The second century of history at Boston’s Fenway Park is under way, and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will be receiving a few treasures on Saturday, documenting the next 100 years of memorable moments.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will soon receive the cap and the glove worn by 49-year-old left-hander Jamie Moyer on Tuesday night in a 5-3 win by the Colorado Rockies over the San Diego Padres, marking his achievement as the oldest pitcher ever to win a major league game.

Now, the national educational institution has an even more hands-on position awaiting the ageless wonder, if he ever chooses to retire.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The timeless connection between fathers and their children is celebrated every day at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

But the National Pastime’s unique ability to bond the generations is especially evident during Father’s Day Weekend in Cooperstown. In a little less than two months, the Hall of Fame pays tribute to that connection with the annual Hall of Fame Classic at Doubleday Field.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – School’s out this week in Massachusetts, but the learning – and fun – continues for students and baseball fans of all ages just down the road at the National Baseball Hall of Fame Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y.

Boston baseball fans can experience the history and majesty of Hall of Fame, including the Museum’s newest exhibit: FENtennial: Fenway Park’s First 100 Years. The exhibit ushers in a year-long celebration of Boston’s Fenway Park and is included with regular Museum admission.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Four of baseball’s most revered Hall of Famers will be honored in Cooperstown on July 20 at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum when they will be immortalized on 45-cent First-Class Forever stamps.

The First-Day-of-Issue Major League Baseball All-Stars stamps dedication ceremony will be held Friday, July 20 at the Museum as part of the opening day festivities for the four-day Hall of Fame Weekend celebration in Cooperstown. Available nationwide that day, the stamps can also be purchased at the Museum and the Cooperstown Post Office.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – As Fenway Park celebrates its 100th birthday, one of Fenway’s heroes is preparing for the annual Hall of Fame Classic celebration at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Baseball’s newest hit returns this Father’s Day Weekend as the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum hosts the fourth annual Hall of Fame Classic, presented by Ford Motor Company, June 15-17 in Cooperstown.

The Hall of Fame Classic, a legends game at historic Doubleday Field featuring more than two dozen former major league stars, including five Hall of Famers, moves to Saturday, June 16, continuing a Father’s Day Weekend of programs and special events for baseball fans of all ages.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – It’s a celebration 100 years in the making, and it’s the newest exhibit at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

The Hall of Fame cut the ribbon on FENtennial: Fenway Park’s First 100 Years on Tuesday, ushering in a year-long celebration of Boston’s Fenway Park. The exhibit, featuring almost four dozen artifacts and located on the Museum’s second floor, captures the magic of the big leagues’ oldest stadium.

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