Baseball America, Hall of Fame Collaborate on Inaugural Baseball Hall of Fame Almanac

Comprehensive Biographies of the 297 Hall of Famers Featured in 528-Page Book Now Available at Hall of Fame Website and Barnes and Noble

June 25, 2012

COOPERSTOWN, NY – The National Baseball Hall of Fame honors the excellence of the 297 Hall of Fame members everyday at the Museum in Cooperstown.

Now, in a collaboration with the publishers of Baseball America, fans all over the globe can share in the achievements of the game’s most celebrated players, managers, umpires and executives with the first edition of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Almanac.

The 528-page Hall of Fame Almanac features biographies on each Hall of Fame electee, along with historic photographs, statistics and Hall of Fame plaque images. The book also includes reader-friendly lists of Hall of Famers by Induction Class and position, as well as rules for Hall of Fame election. The Almanac is now available at the Hall of Fame Museum Store in Cooperstown, shop.baseballhall.org and through major book retailers, with a suggested retail price of $24.95.

For more information on National Baseball Hall of Fame Almanac, please visit www.baseballhall.org

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is open seven days a week year round, with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. The Museum observes summer hours of 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. from Memorial Day Weekend until the day before Labor Day. From Labor Day until Memorial Day Weekend, the Museum observes daily regular hours of 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Ticket prices are $19.50 for adults (13 and over), $12 for seniors (65 and over) and for those holding current memberships in the VFW, Disabled American Veterans, American Legion and AMVets organizations, and $7 for juniors (ages 7-12). Members are always admitted free of charge and there is no charge for children 6 years of age or younger.  For more information, visit our Web site at baseballhall.org or call 888-HALL-OF-FAME (888-425-5633) or 607-547-7200.