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COOPERSTOWN, NY – It’s the weekend they’ve worked for all their lives. And with memories of their Hall of Fame inductions fresh in their minds, Andre Dawson, Doug Harvey and Whitey Herzog will be ready to reminisce with fans during the annual Induction Weekend Legends Series event in Cooperstown.

The fifth annual Baseball Film Festival will take place in Cooperstown Oct. 1-3. (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

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.

The Hall of Fame is accepting submissions for the 2010 Baseball Film Festival through Aug. 13. Films can be of any length and genre, but must have been released within the last five years and feature baseball as a primary or secondary theme.

MLB Network analyst Harold Reynolds will serve as host for Connecting Generations for the second straight year. (Carter Kegelman/Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – It is not often that fans can see a team made up of a pitcher, a manager and an umpire. But at Hall of Fame Weekend 2010, Hall of Famers Tom Seaver and Tommy Lasorda will team up for a little fun with current MLB umpire Jerry Crawford and some lucky fans in Cooperstown.

Fans can watch the All-Star Game in Cooperstown on July 13th. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – A Cooperstown tradition is returning to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and baseball fans have just a few more days to secure tickets to one of the Museum’s most popular events.

Indianapolis, IN, July 1, 2010 -- CMG, the Indianapolis-based leader in marketing and managing the most famous names of the 20th Century, today announced its licensing partnership with the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and the Hall of Fame legends who are participating in the Member Licensing Program.

The Baseball Hall of Fame will host a blood drive on Saturday, June 26. (Milo Stewart Jr./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, June 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 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 June 26 are eligible to donate blood on Saturday.

The All-Star Gala will be held in Cooperstown on July 13th in the Grandstand Theater. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The home of baseball is once again celebrating the best of baseball with an annual mid-summer tradition.

Cooperstown-area visitors and central New Yorkers can watch the 2010 Major League Baseball All-Star Game in style at the popular All-Star Gala at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum on Tuesday, July 13. Fans can enjoy the game in ballpark seating in the Hall of Fame’s Grandstand Theater as they watch Fox’s live television coverage from Anaheim, Calif.

Summer Programming begins June 21 at the Baseball Hall of Fame. (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum offers a wide variety of educational programs and special events throughout the year. But in the summer, the Museum’s daily programming schedule begins – providing visitors with even more opportunities for baseball fun.

This year’s schedule brings back some old favorites as well as a few new programs. All programs are included with the purchase of a Museum ticket.

The daily summer schedule, which runs today through Aug. 6, is as follows:

Hall of Famer Rollie Fingers started the game on the mound for Team Killebrew. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – They came back to the home of baseball with their old uniforms and gloves, ready to play the game they love one more time. They came back to reminisce with old rivals and teammates, savoring a chance to swap stories and renew friendships.

But mostly, they came back for the fans. And the near-capacity crowd at Cooperstown’s Doubleday Field loved every minute of Sunday’s second-annual Hall of Fame Classic, which resulted in a 9-0 win for Team Feller over Team Killebrew.

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