Saturday’s World Series Gala at Hall of Fame Features History as it Happens in Cooperstown

Limited Tickets Remain to Watch Game 3 of Fall Classic at Museum’s Grandstand Theater

October 18, 2011

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Before the 107th World Series becomes part of baseball history, fans can experience all the excitement of history as it happens at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s annual World Series Gala on Saturday.

The Hall of Fame will host the fan-favorite World Series Gala on Saturday, Oct. 22 in Cooperstown. This family event will feature a live broadcast of Game 3 of the 107th World Series, in which the American League champion Texas Rangers will host the National League champion St. Louis Cardinals. First pitch is scheduled for 8:05 p.m. ET, and doors to the Hall of Fame for the World Series Gala will open one hour prior to game time.

The fun-filled evening will feature refreshments, trivia, raffles, prizes and more as fans watch the game from the Hall of Fame on the big screen in the Grandstand Theater. The World Series Gala is made possible by the generous support of Price Chopper supermarkets.

A ticket is required for this event and costs $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Tickets are available to the general public by calling the Membership department at 607-547-0397.

Members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum 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 annual Hall of Fame yearbook and a 10% discount and free shipping on retail purchases. For information on becoming a member, please visit baseballhall.org or call 607-547-0397.

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 regular hours of 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. from Labor Day until Memorial Day Weekend. From Memorial Day Weekend through the day before Labor Day, the Museum observes summer hours of 9 a.m. until 9 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.