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2010 Hall of Fame inductee Andre Dawson will be celebrated during Columbus Day Weekend in Cooperstown. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Andre Dawson played the game with honor, integrity, respect and an unrivaled determination.

Those traits earned him eight All-Star Game selections and a Hall of Fame plaque. Now, two months after his Cooperstown induction, the versatile outfielder is once again being honored by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum for his character and courage, two qualities that defined his career.

SPACEMAN: A Baseball Odyssey will take a look at Bill "Spaceman" Lee's baseball journey to Cuba. (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Baseball film enthusiasts from all over the country have marked their calendars for the Hall of Fame's annual Baseball Film Festival.

But for those who can't wait for October, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will present a special film reel tribute to Latin American baseball on Saturday, Sept. 4.

Jim Rice will participate in the 28th Annual Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open Pro-Am Golf Tournament on Sept. 7. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Jim Rice spent his entire big league career playing in front of Fenway Park's Green Monster.

But come Sept. 7 in Cooperstown, Rice will be playing a different kind of "green" in support of Pathfinder Village residents.

Donors will receive free admission to the Museum on Saturday. (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

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. 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Museum's Education Gallery.

Blood donors will receive free admission to the Museum on Saturday. Volunteer donors who have not donated within the last 56 days of Aug. 28 are eligible to donate blood on Saturday.

During the Museum Discovery tour, scouts complete a scavenger hunt which takes them throughout the Museum.

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The search for history happens every day at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Now, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts from around the country can participate in their own quest for knowledge in Cooperstown – and receive a special patch for their efforts.

The program will present Hall of Fame Weekend through the eyes of 2010 inductee Andre Dawson and four other key participants. (Milo Stewart Jr.)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Tens of thousands of fans every summer experience the thrill of Induction Weekend at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

On Thursday night, ESPN will take many more fans from around the world behind the scenes of baseball's most cherished celebration in "Holiday Inn presents: MLB 2010: Road Trip to Cooperstown."

Jim Rice spent his whole Hall of Fame career with the Boston Red Sox. (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – A year ago, Jim Rice lived his dream when he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

This fall, Rice returns to Cooperstown to help support the dreams of some very special residents of Central New York.

Rice, the former Boston Red Sox left fielder who was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2009, will be the celebrity host at the 28th Annual Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open and Pro-Am Golf Tournament Sept. 7-10 at the Leatherstocking Golf Course in Cooperstown.

The Diamond Dreams exhibit salutes the roles women have played in baseball at every level. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hal of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will receive the donation of the uniform worn by Little League pitcher Chelsea Baker as part a salute to women in baseball on Monday, Aug. 16, in Cooperstown.

Howard Bryand will discuss his new book about Hank Aaron (above) on Tuesday, Aug. 17. (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Henry Aaron's remarkable story is told every day in Cooperstown through the Hank Aaron: Chasing the Dream exhibit at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

Now, the man who wrote the book on Aaron is coming to Cooperstown to tell his story.

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