COOPERSTOWN, NY – His likeness greets thousands of visitors a week at the Baseball Hall of Fame, with a smile on his face and a Kansas City Monarchs cap in hand.
John Jordan O’Neil’s legacy is alive in Cooperstown, and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s Buck O’Neil Award is an unflagging reminder of what its namesake meant to baseball.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will honor Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician John Fogerty and his anthemic classic, “Centerfield,” during the 2010 National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies in Cooperstown on July 25. This marks the first time the National Baseball Hall of Fame has immortalized a musician or song as part of the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – The perfect Father’s Day destination is Cooperstown – where the legends will play at the second annual Hall of Fame Classic. The June 20 Classic highlights an entire weekend of family-friendly events designed for baseball fans of all ages, to take place at the Museum and throughout Cooperstown.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – History comes alive every day at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
But for fans of the World Champion New York Yankees, Saturday and Sunday will present an extraordinary chance to celebrate in Cooperstown.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will host its annual World Series Weekend Saturday and Sunday, May 22-23, honoring the 2009 New York Yankees with two days of programming and special events highlighting their 27th World Championship, featuring a special appearance of the Yankees World Series trophy.
" You play ball and never anticipate anything like this. It is a thrill to know that you belong there."
-- Robin Roberts, on his Hall of Fame induction
Robin Roberts’ Hall of Fame plaque (elected, 1976)
Robin Evan Roberts
Philadelphia N.L., Baltimore A.L., Houston N.L., Chicago N.L.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – The New York Yankees’ added to their glorious history with their record 27th World Series title in 2009. And as it has been for the previous 26 championships, The Associated Press was there to document it for all time. Now, during the Hall of Fame’s annual World Series Weekend salute, the two occasions will come together as a new exhibit opens in Cooperstown.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will host its annual World Series Weekend, May 22-23, in Cooperstown, honoring the 2009 New York Yankees with two days of programming and special events highlighting their 27th World Championship, featuring a special appearance of the Yankees World Series trophy.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – National Pastime, a new musical comedy about a fictitious, unbeatable baseball team, will be presented during a special performance at 7 p.m. May 1 at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
The musical tells the story of WZBQ, a radio station circa 1933 in Iowa, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. To spark ratings, the station re-invents a long-defunct local baseball team and WZBQ begins to broadcast phony baseball games as though real.
COOPERSTOWN, NY – They are simple pieces of cardboard – and yet so much more.
Toy… treasure… time capsule. Baseball cards have captured the imagination of fans for more than a century, and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is celebrating that history with the opening of a new exhibit entitled The Ultimate Set.
MOBILE, Ala. – One of the greatest events in the history of sports in Mobile and certainly the biggest night in Hank Aaron Stadium since the BayBears opened the ballpark in 1997, the Grand Opening of the Hank Aaron Childhood Home & Museum brought several baseball legends to the Port City in honor of one the game’s greatest heroes.
Aaron was humbled by the sights that he saw before him as he gave a heartfelt and touching speech in front of the small gathering of folks lined up outside the Hank Aaron Childhood Home & Museum in a pre-game ceremony.