Hall of Fame Launches Monthly Podcasts

Go Behind the Scenes in ‘Cooperstown Conversations’ with Hall of Famer Interviews and Museum Insight; Podcasts Available at iTunes and hofclubhouse.com

January 06, 2012

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Thanks to the power of the internet and podcasts, fans can now stay connected to Cooperstown and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum year-round through Cooperstown Conversations.

The Hall of Fame debuted its Cooperstown Conversations podcast today online at the Hall of Fame podcast page and at the Apple iTunes store. Subscribers to the free podcast will share in interviews with Hall of Famers, historic audio of the game’s biggest stars, analysis of the history of the National Pastime and news from the Museum.

The inaugural edition of Cooperstown Conversations features an interview with 2011 Hall of Fame inductee Bert Blyleven, along with a look at the history behind the annual Baseball Writers’ Association of America annual election. Subsequent podcasts will be released the first week of each month and feature interviews from the game’s biggest stars and legendary heroes.

For more information on the Cooperstown Conversations podcast, please visit www.baseballhall.org.

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