The game took place late in the regular season four decades ago, unremarkable in many respects except for one ultimately uniquely historical fact: The lineup card for one of the teams involved contained for the first time in big league history a starting nine made up entirely of minority players.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – As a beautiful summer in Cooperstown concludes, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will resume its regular hours of operation.
Beginning Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5, the Museum will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Hall of Fame is open seven days a week year round, with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
The Hall of Fame will resume its summer-season hours of 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. starting Memorial Day Weekend 2012.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has announced that it will be closed on Sunday, Aug. 28 due to the effects of Hurricane Irene.
The Cooperstown area has suffered power outages and downed trees due to the storm.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – Johnny Bench seemed destined for Cooperstown from the earliest days of his big league career.
Today – more than 40 seasons after Bench's debut and more than 20 years since his Hall of Fame election – Cooperstown remains regular destination for one of the game's iconic players.
LOS ANGELES — Sports USA announced that two-time Sports Emmy Award Winner and Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Morgan launched "The Joe Morgan Show" throughout the country beginning today. The one-hour national sports radio show features Morgan having conversations with some of the most recognizable athletes from yesterday and today in baseball, football, basketball, golf and various other sports.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Cooperstown has long been recognized as the home for the game's greatest players, managers, umpires and executives, as well as the repository for the history of baseball told through millions of artifacts, documents, photographs and more spanning more than two centuries.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – Cooperstown is where baseball's heart beats the strongest every day of the year.
But for one week in September, some of the top senior golfers in the country help turn the home of baseball into a golfer's paradise at the Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – Derek Jeter made history when he became just the 28th player to record career hit No. 3,000.
Now, the Yankees' legendary shortstop has ensured that history will be preserved forever in Cooperstown at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will host a blood drive, sponsored by the American Red Cross in conjunction with Bassett Healthcare, on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Cooper Park adjacent to the Hall of Fame in a Red Cross bloodmobile.
Blood donors will receive free admission to the Museum on Saturday. Volunteer donors who have not donated within the last 56 days of Aug. 20 are eligible to donate blood on Saturday.