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COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Pastime has bonded families throughout more than two centuries of baseball games in America and around the world.

On Thursday, April 12, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum celebrates that bond with Sibling Day in Cooperstown. In honor of Sibling Day, the Museum is offering a special buy-one, get-one free ticket offer to siblings of any age. The offer must be redeemed on arrival at the Museum’s Ticket Booth.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Boston’s legendary Fenway Park celebrates its 100th birthday in 2012, and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is celebrating all things Fenway with a new exhibit designed to capture the magic of the major league’s oldest stadium.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – For more than a century, African Americans made history on the baseball diamond prior to Jackie Robinson’s breaking of the color barrier in the major leagues.

Beginning this month, that history – in the most complete form ever assembled – will be available to a world-wide audience through one of the game’s premier statistical websites.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The connection is timeless, a bond formed from the passing of the love of the game from generation to generation.

Baseball has brought families together since the earliest days of the National Pastime. On March 31, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum celebrates this bond with Family Day in Cooperstown as baseball fans prepare for the opening of the season.

Family Day includes hands-on activities, crafts and demonstrations throughout the Museum all day long, with children 12-and-under receiving free admission.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and Cooperstown’s Clark Sports Center are teaming up to bring a pair of road races – a family-style 5K fun run and a competitive 10K for racing enthusiasts – to Cooperstown on Saturday, August 11, 2012, to promote healthy and active lifestyles for individuals of all ages.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will enhance Hall of Fame Weekend with a salute to nearly a half century – and three generations – of St. Louis Cardinals’ World Series championships, as part of the Awards Presentation on Saturday, July 21 in Cooperstown at Doubleday Field.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The Plaque Gallery at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum remains the game’s sacred ground, where past and present come together for fans of all ages.

This spring, thanks to the Museum’s Extra Innings Overnights program, the Plaque Gallery will also host the future as grade-school children spend a memorable night among the legendary stars of the game.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – A trip to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum provides everlasting memories for thousands of Cooperstown visitors every year.

But for schoolchildren in and around Central New York, a Hall of Fame visit also means an out-of-the-classroom learning experience that connects America’s National Pastime to core classroom curriculum such as math, science, history and character education.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – School’s out for many children during Presidents’ Week in the Northeast, but learning continues in Cooperstown as the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum hosts special daily programs for kids of all ages Feb. 20-24 in celebration of Black History Month.

Families can learn about unique Museum pieces through Artifact Spotlights, watch films featuring Negro League stars in the Museum’s Bullpen Theater, test their trivia skills against other Hall of Fame visitors and even savor a VIP Experience at the home of the National Pastime.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – With the crack of bats and sounds of the ballpark beginning to return to Arizona and Florida this week, baseball fans are anticipating an unforgettable 2012 season. This year also promises to be memorable in Cooperstown, where the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has planned an events schedule filled with history makers and family classics.

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