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COOPERSTOWN, NY: Gary Carter, elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame after a 19-year big league career with the Expos, Mets, Giants and Dodgers, passed away peacefully on Thursday in his home state of Florida after a courageous battle with brain cancer. He was 57.

Carter, known affectionately as “The Kid” for his boundless enthusiasm on and off the field, passed away with his family nearby.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The history of the National Pastime is forever preserved at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Now, thanks to the Hall of Fame’s new monthly podcast, the Museum is sharing that history with a brand new worldwide audience.

MINNEAPOLIS – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York has selected Carmichael Lynch as its strategic and creative advisor. The Hall of Fame, a nonprofit educational institution dedicated to the preservation of baseball history, seeks to further enhance its reputation as the preeminent destination of its kind.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The legends of the game are once again returning to Cooperstown for Father’s Day Weekend. Baseball fans, meanwhile, are again making plans for the ultimate Father’s Day Weekend experience, as the annual celebration of Dad moves to the Saturday before Father’s Day.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will host Hall of Fame Classic Weekend, June 15-17, with the participation of six Hall of Fame members highlighting the Fourth Annual Hall of Fame Classic, presented by the Ford Motor Company, at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, N.Y.

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.

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.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The chance to spend the summer in Cooperstown is every baseball fan’s dream. For college students aspiring to land a once-in-a-lifetime summer experience in the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2012 internship program, only two weeks remain before applications are due January 31.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The support of millions of baseball fans around the globe ensures the history and memories at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will be preserved forever.

Now, Hall of Fame supporters can experience that timeless connection themselves through the Museum’s new Lifetime Membership.

The Hall's newest Electee Barry Larkin poses with Hall of Fame Chairman Jane Forbes Clark and President Jeff Idelson. (Milo Stewart Jr./NBHOF Library)

Barry Larkin, a 12-time All-Star, nine-time Silver Slugger and three-time Gold Glove winning shortstop, was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America in balloting verified by Ernst & Young.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Thanks to the power of the internet and podcasts, fans can now stay connected to Cooperstown and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum year-round through Cooperstown Conversations.

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