Connect to Cooperstown Through the Hall of Fame’s Social Media Channels

Get an Inside Look at Hall of Fame Weekend; Follow Hashtag #HOFWKND

July 23, 2014

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – The baseball world will call Cooperstown home this weekend, and the buzz through social media will bring the Otsego County village to millions of fans through the channels of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. 

Stay current on the game’s biggest stars and personalities with the Museum’s hashtag for Hall of Fame Weekend: #HOFWKND. Follow the action on stage and behind the scenes all weekend at all the Hall of Fame’s social media outlets: 

Facebook 

Twitter 

Instagram 

Google+ 

Live blog

 

Fans and media are encouraged to use the hashtag #HOFWKND and mention the Hall of Fame on Twitter @BaseballHall. 

Hall of Fame Weekend 2014 will be held July 25-28 in Cooperstown. The Class of 2014, featuring Bobby Cox, Tom Glavine, Tony La Russa, Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Joe Torre, will be enshrined at 1:30 p.m. July 27 at the Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown. Admission to the Induction Ceremony is free. 

The 2014 Induction Ceremony will be televised live on MLB Network. Greg Amsinger, Harold Reynolds, John Smoltz and 2004 J.G. Taylor Spink Award winner Peter Gammons will host MLB Network’s live telecast of the 2014 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Coverage begins at noon on Sunday, July 27. 

The Induction Ceremony will also be available via a webcast at www.baseballhall.org. 

On Saturday, July 26, the Hall of Fame Awards Presentation will be held at Doubleday Field starting at 4:30 p.m. The one-hour program will feature the presentation of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing to Roger Angell of The New Yorker; the honoring of Buck O’Neil Lifetime Achievement Award winner Joe Garagiola; and the presentation of the Ford C. Frick Award for broadcast excellence to longtime Texas Rangers voice Eric Nadel. 

MLB Network’s Greg Amsinger will emcee the Awards Presentation, which is free and open to the public. MLB Network will televise the Awards Presentation at 11 a.m. ET on Sunday, July 27 prior to the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. 

The Museum maintains the following Hall of Fame Weekend hours: Friday, July 25: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturday, July 26: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, July 27: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Monday, July 28: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Advance tickets are not necessary but are available by contacting the Hall of Fame at 1-888-425-5633. For Hall of Fame Members, doors open at 7 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. As always, Hall of Fame Members receive free admission. Interested parties may enroll in the Membership Program in advance or at the Museum.