Relive Hall of Fame Weekend Journey Through Inductee Memories at Voices of the Game Event

Class of 2012 Inductee Barry Larkin to Share Memories with New Hall of Fame Teammates Tony Pérez and Billy Williams on Monday, July 23 Following Hall of Fame Enshrinement

July 16, 2012

COOPERSTOWN, NY – In less than one week, Barry Larkin will officially be enshrined at the Baseball Hall of Fame.

And only hours after that historic ceremony, Larkin will reflect on the crowning achievement of his career in front an intimate gathering of fans in Cooperstown. 

Larkin, who along with the late Ron Santo comprise the Class of 2012 at the National Baseball Hall of Fame, will relive memories of his baseball career 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 23 – the day after the Induction Ceremony. Larkin will be joined on stage by Hall of Famers Tony Pérez and Billy Williams, who will share memories of their former teammates and newest members of the Hall of Fame family. 

The event will be held at the site of the Induction Ceremony, inside the Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown, N.Y. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12, and tickets can be reserved now by calling 607-547-0397. 

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 Larkin and Santo as the Class of 2012 at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 22. Admission to the Induction Ceremony is free.  A complete list of Hall of Fame Weekend activities is available at www.baseballhall.org

The 2012 Induction Ceremony will feature more than 40 Hall of Fame members in attendance, and will feature the speeches of Barry Larkin and Vicki Santo – on behalf of her husband Ron Santo – 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 Sirius 209 and XM 89 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. Additionally, members receive a subscription to the Hall of Fame's bi-monthly magazine, Memories and Dreams, the 2012 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 20: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Saturday, July 21: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday, July 22: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Monday, July 23: 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. As always, Hall of Fame Members receive free admission. 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.