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COOPERSTOWN, NY – Before the 107th World Series becomes part of baseball history, fans can experience all the excitement of history as it happens at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s annual World Series Gala on Saturday.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Hall of Famer Rod Carew spent Saturday helping celebrate Character and Courage Weekend in Cooperstown.

But the timeless values of character and courage can be seen all year long in Central New York. And the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum recognized this on Saturday by honoring three area youths for their Character and Courage in Action.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – A life of character and courage – both on the baseball diamond and off – culminated in Rod Carew’s election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1990.

More than two decades later, Carew continues to spread his inspirational message throughout the world. On Saturday, Oct. 8, Carew will share stories of his legendary career at Character and Courage Weekend at the Hall of Fame.

COOPERSTOWN, NY  Ten of baseball’s most beloved and honored broadcasters were named today as the finalists for the 2012 Ford C. Frick Award, presented annually for excellence in baseball broadcasting by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – It’s the time of year when heroes become immortals, and when legends are born.

The story of the 2011 World Series will be forever preserved at the Baseball Hall of Fame. But before that history is written, fans can experience all the thrills of the game during the Museum’s annual World Series Gala.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The 295 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame were defined by their character and courage. But it was their ability to act on their convictions that changed their lives – and the lives they touched.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Five staff members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum were honored on Monday for reaching service milestones, in a luncheon hosted by Chairman of the Board Jane Forbes Clark and President Jeff Idelson.

The five staff members and their years of service are:

COOPERSTOWN, NY: The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will recognize the twin traditions of baseball and film when, for the sixth consecutive year, it hosts the Baseball Film Festival in Cooperstown, Sept. 30-Oct. 2.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Continuing rains have forced the cancellation of the 29th Annual Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open in Cooperstown, a three-day, 54-hole tournament featuring 106 senior professionals scheduled to take place this week at Leatherstocking Golf Course.

Following heavy rains on Wednesday, the tournament was shortened to a 36-hole, two-day event, scheduled to begin Thursday morning. With continuing rains, the tournament was called Thursday morning. It marks the first time in the Tournament's 29-year history that the event has been cancelled.

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Due to the state of emergency in Otsego County, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will be closed on Thursday, Sept. 8.

Flooding and road closures are affecting the Cooperstown area.

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