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Swinging Away:How Cricket and Baseball Connect will open this Sunday. (Marylebone Cricket Club)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The nation's only varsity collegiate cricket team is coming to Cooperstown this weekend to pay a visit to the nation's most celebrated Hall of Fame.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum unveils its newest exhibit on Sunday, April 17, with the opening of Swinging Away: How Cricket and Baseball Connect. As part of the celebration, Haverford College's cricket team will visit the Hall of Fame, participating in hands-on demonstrations and presentations for fans of all ages.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The stars are lining up for a classic Father's Day weekend in Cooperstown. That means the fans will soon be lining up to reserve their seats for a legendary game at Doubleday Field.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Baseball's records hold an emotional, if not sacred, place for fans of the National Pastime. The game's statistics fuel debates among baseball's fanatics, as measures of comparison, historic performance and as tools to analyze individual and team performances.

This spring, the two measures central to baseball's history will be united in Cooperstown, as the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum opens a permanent exhibition to explore the passion of baseball's records and the stories behind them, with One for the Books, opening Memorial Day Weekend.

Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith admires his shot during the 2010 Cooperstown Golf Classic. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – It's a dream-come-true for most fans: Standing on the grass, in Cooperstown, with your Hall of Fame teammate by your side.

But for some lucky fans, it's more than a dream: It's the ultimate round of golf. On Father's Day Weekend, it will be the thrill of a lifetime at the Cooperstown Golf Classic.

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COOPERSTOWN, NY – Baseball's brightest stars are headed to Cooperstown for the Hall of Fame Classic. Baseball fans, meanwhile, are once again making plans for the ultimate Father's Day Weekend experience, as tickets for the annual celebration of dad first will be available on Saturday, April 16.

The Baseball Hall of Fame will mark the start of the 2011 season on Thursday. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The long winter for baseball fans ends Thursday with the start of the 2011 season. And at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, Opening Day means a chance to celebrate at the home of the National Pastime.

The Hall of Fame will offer fans the opportunity to watch live coverage of Opening Day baseball where the game's pulse beats the strongest, starting with the Detroit Tigers vs. New York Yankees game at 1:05 p.m. in the Museum's Bullpen Theater. Fans can also test their knowledge of Opening Day history with trivia contests.

Museums mark the spring season this weekend in Cooperstown. (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The return of spring means a flurry of activity in Cooperstown this weekend for the village's venerable museums.

The Fenimore Art Museum, the Farmers' Museum and the National Baseball Hall of Fame welcome families and fans to town for an exciting start to April, with visitors set to experience the history, culture and majesty of the moment.

Youth Baseball Week will be held April 16-22 in Cooperstown. (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – School's out for many children during April break week in the Northeast, but learning continues in Cooperstown as the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum hosts Youth Baseball Week April 16-22 with educational programs for kids of all ages.

The Learning Center is located on the first floor of the Museum. (Anna Wade/National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The Baseball Hall of Fame's award-winning educational programs have a new home at the historic Cooperstown shrine.

Family Day will take place on April 2 in Cooperstown. (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Spring is here, and baseball is not far behind – which means it's time to celebrate in baseball's hometown.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum delivers the opening pitch of the new season with Family Day on April 2 in Cooperstown. The celebration will feature live musical performances, hands-on activities, crafts, and demonstrations throughout the Museum all day long. Kids under 12 will be admitted to the Museum for free that day.

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