Save the Day: Reliever Rollie Fingers Featured in Labor Day Voices of the Game event at the Museum

Holiday Morning Program Spotlights Legendary Relief Pitcher; Tickets on Sale Now

August 26, 2013

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – As summer winds down, the action is heating up in Cooperstown as the Museum presents a memorable Voices of the Game program on Labor Day. 

Rollie Fingers, a 1992 Hall of Fame inductee the winner of the 1981 American League Cy Young Award and Most Valuable Player Award, will be featured in a discussion of his career and baseball today at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum at 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 2. Fingers, who will be in Cooperstown to serve as the Hall of Fame Ambassador for the traditional post-Labor Day Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open Pro-Am Sept. 3 in Cooperstown, saved 341 career games with the A’s, Padres and Brewers while redefining the role of the relief pitcher. 

Tickets for the Labor Day “Voices of the Game” program are available for $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12. Tickets can be reserved immediately by calling 607-547-0397 weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET. The one-hour program will feature memorable stories from Fingers and a question-and-answer session with the audience. 

For more information on Fingers’ career or the Sept. 3-6 Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open, please visit www.baseballhall.org. 

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 through the day before Labor Day, the Museum is open from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. seven days a week. 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 website at baseballhall.org or call 888-HALL-OF-FAME (888-425-5633) or 607-547-7200.