Power out in Cooperstown area
August 28, 2011
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has announced that it will be closed on Sunday, Aug. 28 due to the effects of Hurricane Irene.
The Cooperstown area has suffered power outages and downed trees due to the storm.
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On July 24, 1968, Hoyt Wilhelm of the Chicago White Sox appears in the 907th game of his career, breaking Cy Young’s record for most appearances. The future Hall of Famer pitches a scoreless inning of relief and picks up a no-decision in Chicago’s 1-0 loss to the Oakland A’s.