Relive Hall of Fame Weekend Journey Through Inductee Memories at Voices of the Game Event
Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven and Pat Gillick to Share Memories on Monday, July 25 Following Hall of Fame Enshrinement
COOPERSTOWN, NY – The memories of the greatest weekend of their lives will be fresh in their minds, and the emotion of the moment will fill their hearts.
For Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven and Pat Gillick, it will be a chance to reminisce about the crowning achievement in their baseball careers. For the lucky fans at the Clark Sports Center for the July 25 Voices of the Game program, it will be an unforgettable brush with baseball history.
Alomar, Blyleven and Gillick – the Class of 2011 at the National Baseball Hall of Fame – will relive memories of their baseball careers as well as recap the Induction Weekend during the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's Voices of the Game roundtable at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 25 – the day after they are formally inducted into the Hall of Fame. The event will be held at the site of the Induction Ceremony, the Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown, N.Y. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12, and participants in the Hall of Fame's Membership Program can reserve tickets now by calling 607-547-0397. Non-Members can reserve any remaining tickets starting July 18.
The annual Voices of the Game event is just part of an action-packed Hall of Fame Weekend at the Baseball Hall of Fame – highlighted by the inductions of Alomar, Blyleven and Gillick as the Class of 2011 at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 24. Admission to the Induction Ceremony is free. A complete list of Hall of Fame Weekend activities is available at baseballhall.org.
The 2011 Induction Ceremony will feature 56 Hall of Fame members in attendance, and will feature the speeches of the three newest members, on the grounds of the Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown. The Ceremony will be televised live on MLB Network, broadcast nationally on Sirius XM Radio Home Plate Channel 175 and will be available via a webcast at www.baseballhall.org.
Museum members receive free admission to the Museum, as well as access to exclusive programs, such as the Voices of the Game Series. Additionally, members receive a subscription to the Hall of Fame's bi-monthly magazine, Memories and Dreams, the 2011 Hall of Fame yearbook and a 10% discount and free shipping on retail purchases. For information on becoming a member, please visit www.baseballhall.org or call 607-547-0397.
The Museum maintains the following Hall of Fame Weekend hours: Friday, July 22: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturday, July 23: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, July 24: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Monday, July 25: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Advance tickets are not necessary but are available by contacting the Hall of Fame at 888-425-5633. For Hall of Fame Members, doors open at 7 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday and 8 a.m. on Monday. As always, Hall of Fame Members receive free admission. A special Members' only entrance eliminates the need to wait in line. Interested parties may enroll in the membership program in advance or at the Museum.
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.