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Just Arrived: The bat Jonny Gomes used to hit his game-winning home run in Game 4 of the World Series. (Milo Stewart, Jr./NBHOF)

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – On Wednesday night, the Boston Red Sox became World Champions for the third time since 2004, defeating the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-1, as the franchise captured its eighth World Series title and the first clinched at Fenway Park since 1918.

Visitors will be able to experience the thrill of trick-or-treat in the Hall of Fame Plaque Gallery. (Milo Stewart, Jr./NBHOF)

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – Baseball can be a tricky game, but there will be nothing but treats for visitors to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum on Halloween.

Children in costume and their adult parents/guardians will have the chance to experience the game’s history and share in the Halloween fun when they are admitted free to the Hall of Fame from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31, as part of the Hall of Fame’s Halloween Celebration. Guests will be led on a trick-or-treat trip through the Museum. Treats will be provided through support of Price Chopper Supermarkets.

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The National Pastime’s marquee event will come home to Cooperstown via the airwaves as the World Series Gala returns to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum on Saturday.

The family-friendly event features refreshments, trivia, raffles, prizes and a live broadcast of Game 3 of the 109th World Series between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.

Doors to the Museum's Grandstand Theater will open at 7:30 p.m., with Game 3 scheduled to begin at 8:07 p.m. ET.

Former Museum executives Peter Clark (left) and Ted Spencer (right). (Milo Stewart, Jr./NBHOF)

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) - The International Sports Heritage Association (ISHA) has named a pair of former executives from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum the 2013 recipients of the prestigious Schroeder Award.  Former curator of collections Peter Clark and former vice president and chief curator Ted Spencer will be formally recognized as the award-winners during ISHA’s annual conference, October 16-18, in Denver.

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) –The National Pastime’s marquee postseason event will come home to Cooperstown via the airwaves as the World Series Gala returns to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum on Oct. 26.

The Museum’s Grandstand Theater will play host to one of the Hall of Fame’s most popular events on the last Saturday of October. The family-friendly event features refreshments, trivia, raffles, prizes and a live broadcast of Game 3 of the 109th World Series from the home of the National League champions.

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) Ten of the National Pastime’s iconic voices have been named as the finalists for the 2014 Ford C. Frick Award, presented annually for excellence in baseball broadcasting by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. 

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The regular season is over, but students from all over the country are focusing on baseball dreams in the summer of 2014 as the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum begins accepting applications for next year’s class at the Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Leadership Development. 

Hall of Famer Goose Gossage (NBHOF Library)

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – Thirty-five years ago, Goose Gossage stood on the mound at Fenway Park and wrapped up one of the great comeback stories in baseball history. 

Just days after the anniversary of that legendary one-game playoff, Gossage will share those stories and more at a special Voices of the Game program at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. 

(COOPERSTOWN, NY)It’s crunch time on the diamond this week in baseball – and at the polls as well.

Five days remain for fans to vote for their favorite broadcaster in the annual Ford C. Frick Award online ballot vote at the Museum's Facebook page. The top three fan selections in the Facebook poll will be incorporated into the 10-name 2014 Ford C. Frick Award ballot – the annual honor that represents baseball broadcasting’s most prestigious award.

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – Jackie Robinson brought the United States together with his courageous actions on and off the baseball diamond in 1947. 

This fall, Legendary Entertainment’s celebrated story of Robinson’s rookie season – the acclaimed film “42” – will bring fans to Cooperstown at the 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame Film Festival. 

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