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COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame will host special screenings of HBO's The Alzheimer's Project throughout October and November as part of a national discussion to encourage individuals to learn more about the disease and the research being done, as well as to gain a greater understanding of the issues surrounding it.

Each program begins with a special screening from the HBO documentary series, followed by a discussion led by Ann Thayer of the Alzheimer's Association. The event is free and open to the public.

Researcher Zann Nelson (front, center) poses with Pete Hill's family members in front of his new recast plaque at the Hall of Fame. (Milo Stewart Jr.)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The ballplayer known as Pete Hill earned election to the Hall of Fame in 2006.

On Tuesday, the man who was known at birth as John Preston Hill was honored in Cooperstown – his identity secure for all time.

The jersey Roy Halladay wore during his no-hitter on Wednesday is headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Roy Halladay has worn the title of 20-game winner, All-Star and Cy Young Award winner.

Now, the jersey Halladay wore during his historic no-hitter in his post-season debut on Wednesday is headed to Cooperstown.

The winner of the 2011 Ford C. Frick Award will be honored during the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in July. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame)

Bios of the 10 finalists

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Ten of baseball's most beloved and honored broadcasters were named today as the finalists for the 2011 Ford C. Frick Award, presented annually for excellence in baseball broadcasting by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

The annual World Series Gala will take place on Oct. 30 in Cooperstown. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – History will be made at the 2010 World Series. And for the 14th year in a row, fans can watch that history unfold during the Baseball Hall of Fame's annual World Series Gala.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will host the fan-favorite World Series Gala on Oct. 30 in Cooperstown. This family event will feature a live broadcast of Game 3 of the 106 th World Series, which will be played in the American League champions' park and begin at 6:57 p.m. EDT. Doors to the Hall of Fame for the World Series Gala will open at 6 p.m.

Billy Crystal donated the Yankees jersey behind him from the movie 61* to the Baseball Hall of Fame. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

Video salute to 61*

Jewel of a film

Captured on film

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle chased history in 1961 during the New York Yankees' championship season. Forty years later, director and executive producer Billy Crystal immortalized that season in his epic HBO film 61*.

Andre Dawson will be in Cooperstown to participate in a Voices of the Game event on Oct. 9. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Andre Dawson faced his challenges on and off the baseball diamond with an unquenchable determination.

Pete Hill was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2006. (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

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.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum features nearly 40,000 three-dimensional artifacts, millions of documents and images and more. (Milo Stewart Jr.)

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.

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