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(COOPERSTOWN, NY)Virtually every Hall of Fame career begins with work in the minor leagues. 

In 2014, baseball fans can make the trip from the minors to Cooperstown themselves thanks to a partnership between the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and Minor League Baseball. 

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The start of the 2014 campaign is under way, and fans and students alike can experience the thrills of the new season as the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum presents Spring Break Week fun for the whole family April 14-18 in Cooperstown. 

(COOPERSTOWN, NY)Seventy-five years after its grand celebration brought Cooperstown to the American forefront in 1939, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will celebrate its Diamond Anniversary on Thursday, June 12, with several activities to commemorate the historic day, including appearances by Hall of Famers Joe Morgan and Cal Ripken.

The 2014 BASE Race will be held May 24 at Cooperstown's Doubleday Field. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The Hall of Fame's newest hit is embarkingon an extended "run" in Cooperstown, and this year, the popular BASE Race is moving to a new Memorial Day Weekend date, with a new course and lineup, as part of Hall of Fame Classic Weekend festivities.

(COOPERSTOWN, NY)Seventy-five years ago, baseball’s biggest stars came to Cooperstown for a late-spring celebration of the National Pastime.

This Memorial Day Weekend, history will repeat with the appearance of former major leaguers from each of the teams in a new roster and format as part of the 2014 Hall of Fame Classic, presented by Ford Motor Company, emphasizing a weekend of family entertainment designed to celebrate the timeless connection of baseball across generations.

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and the United States Mint today unveiled the first-ever curved commemorative coin to honor the 75th anniversary of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. The coin goes on sale today. 

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) Six Hall of Fame legends will be joined by a roster of more than two dozen former major league players for a seven-inning legends game on Saturday, May 24 at Cooperstown’s historic Doubleday Field.

The 2014 Hall of Fame Classic, presented by Ford Motor Company, highlights a weekend of family entertainment programs designed to celebrate the timeless connection of baseball across generations, while saluting the contributions of those who served our nation's military.

Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience exhibit located on the Museum's second floor. (Milo Stewart, Jr./NBHOF)

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – School’s out for many children during Presidents’ Week in the Northeast, making February a perfect time to experience the award-winning educational programs in Cooperstown as the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum hosts special daily programs for kids of all ages Feb. 17-21 in celebration of Black History Month. 

Hall of Fame Left Fielder Ralph Kiner was elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America in 1975. (NBHOF Library)

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) -- Ralph Kiner passed away Thursday morning at his Rancho Mirage, Calif., home. He was 91. Kiner died of natural causes, passing peacefully with his family at his side.

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – Jeffrey J. Jones has joined the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum as Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration, effective January 15, 2014. 

Jones, who has worked with regional not-for-profit organizations for nearly three decades, replaces Bill Haase, who retired in December following 13 years with the Museum. 

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