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STITCH ‘N PITCH day comes to the Museum, giving visitors the chance to create their own needlework projects. (Samantha Carr/National Baseball Hall of Fame)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Spring Break is almost here for area school districts, but that won’t stop the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Education Department from celebrating Youth Baseball Week April 18-24 with educational programs for kids of all ages.

Families can learn about Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson, tour the Louisville Slugger Museum and recreate a 1920s era baseball broadcast during Spring Break at the Hall of Fame. Several special programs will take place during the week:

The 2010 Hall of Fame Classic will be played on Father's Day, June 20th. (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

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COOPERSTOWN, NY – The stars are lining up to play in the Father’s Day Hall of Fame Classic in Cooperstown, and starting today the general public can purchase tickets for the annual legends game.

The 2010 Hall of Fame Classic will be held on Father's Day, June 20th. (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Their major league playing days may be over, but the legends of the game are already lining up to play in the second-annual Baseball Hall of Fame Classic on Father’s Day in Cooperstown.

Hall of Famers Gary Carter, Bob Feller, Rollie Fingers, Goose Gossage, Harmon Killebrew, Phil Niekro and Ozzie Smith will headline the Hall of Fame Classic, and today the National Baseball Hall of Fame and the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association announced nine more players scheduled to appear in the June 20 legends game at Doubleday Field.

An AAGPBL was on the cover the August 1948 issue of Parade Magazine. (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)


COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will celebrate Women’s History Month on Saturday, March 27, in Cooperstown by welcoming four women from the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League as part of a full day of programming.

Clockwise from top left: Negro leaguers Rube Foster, Cool Papa Bell, Buck Leonard and Monte Irvin. (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will honor the 90th anniversary of the formation of the Negro National League with a full week of programs celebrating Black History Month Feb. 15-19 in Cooperstown.

Goose Gossage will participate in the Cooperstown Golf Classic. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Most fans only dream of competing with a professional athlete, much less a Hall of Famer.

But the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will help the dreams of a few lucky fans come true June 18-19 in Cooperstown with the debut of the Cooperstown Golf Classic, a fundraiser for the Museum and its programs, featuring seven members of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

The 2010 Hall of Fame Classic will be played on Father's Day, June 20th. (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will host the ultimate baseball Father’s Day Weekend, June 18-20, with the participation of seven Hall of Fame members highlighting the second annual Hall of Fame Classic, presented by the Ford Motor Company, at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, N.Y.

The 2010 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place July 25th. (National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Baseball’s greatest weekend will celebrate the careers of three new Hall of Fame inductees while introducing a new lineup of family-friendly activities, as Hall of Fame Weekend 2010 will take place July 23-26 in Cooperstown, N.Y.

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