COOPERSTOWN, NY – Pete Hill's accomplishments as a pre-Negro leagues star in the early 20th century led to his posthumous induction to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006, as part of a special election of candidates who emerged through a five-year study on the feats of Negro leagues and pre-Negro leagues stars.
Though his baseball achievements defined his legacy in 2006, the man known as "Pete" Hill had a much different origin than information available to researchers and the baseball community at the time of his election.
HOPKINTON, Mass. – September 21, 2010 – EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced it will sponsor a digitization project to make globally accessible the collections of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, featuring nearly 40,000 three-dimensional artifacts, millions of documents and images, and thousands of hours of audio and video.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has always been home to living history. But coming this Wednesday night, the paranormal experts on Syfy Network's Ghost Hunters will search for life forms from beyond in the hallowed halls in Cooperstown.
Syfy's popular Ghost Hunters series will visit the Baseball Hall of Fame at 9 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 22. This one-hour weekly reality show features hosts Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson as they work to track down paranormal activity. Check local listings for channel location.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – As the baseball season winds toward its climax, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has put together a fan's dream lineup for programming during the last months of 2010.
The Museum will host appearances by award-winning actors and journalists, salute the timeless values of Character and Courage and celebrate the annual Fall Classic with the popular World Series Gala. The programs give Museum visitors the chance to experience baseball's glorious history through personal contact with the legends who made it happen.
The schedule includes:
COOPERSTOWN, NY – Ed Whitman, of Blairstown, N.J., shot a Friday-best 66, for a three-day total of 202 to capture the Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open golf championship on Friday. Whitman was in the lead heading into Friday's play and birdied the last five holes on Friday to clinch the win.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – Ed Whitman of Blairstown, N.J., shot a tournament-record 64 to take the lead after day two of the Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open on Thursday in Cooperstown.
Whitman, who was six strokes off the lead after shooting an opening-round 72 on Wednesday, blistered the Leatherstocking Golf Course with his 7-under par mark on Thursday during an overcast day in Central New York, finishing with a two-day total 136.
COOPERSTOWN, NY -- The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will recognize the twin traditions of baseball and film when, for the fifth consecutive year, it hosts the Baseball Film Festival in Cooperstown, Oct. 1-3.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – Bob Flanagan of Lawrenceville, Ga., shot a 5-under par 66 on Wednesday to grab the first-round lead at the Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open in Cooperstown.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – Billy Crystal has spent much of his film career celebrating his love of baseball.
On October 1, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will celebrate Crystal's 2001 classic film 61* to open the fifth annual Baseball Film Festival in Cooperstown, with an evening reception and discussion, moderated by Bob Costas, followed by a showing of the film, in an exclusive Hall of Fame event, presented in conjunction with HBO® Sports.
Jim Rice has been a part of baseball's best weekend for each of the last two years in Cooperstown, as one of the newest members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
But on Tuesday, Rice experienced the golfer's paradise known as Leatherstocking Golf Course as celebrity host for one of the northeast's premier seniors tournaments.