News

‘Fastball’ documents baseball's most exciting pitch

New documentary seeks to answer a timeless question: Who threw the fastest pitch?
2016-03-24

Hall of Fame Connects with Cooperstown Elementary Students through New After-School Program

Running March 14 through April 20, the Hall of Fame will deliver a six-week after-school program for Cooperstown Central School Elementary students.
2016-03-15

It all sinks in: Hall of Fame electee Mike Piazza visits Museum

Class of 2016 electee Mike Piazza and his wife Alicia visited the Hall of Fame months before his induction July 24.
2016-03-08

New Hall of Fame plaque sculptor Tom Tsuchiya to debut in 2016

Matthews Architectural Products has named Tom Tsuchiya, a current collaborator and Cincinnati-based artist, as its new sculptor for the plaques produced for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Muse
2016-02-16

Presidents’ Week Celebration at the Hall of Fame Explores History of Black Baseball

The Cooperstown shrine will host special daily programs for kids of all ages Feb. 15-19 as part of Presidents’ Week.
2016-02-12

Twins honor Rod Carew with Heart of 29 campaign

The Minnesota Twins, in partnership with Rod Carew and his wife Rhonda, have announced the creation of a year-long campaign to raise funds for the American Heart Association.
2016-02-11

2016 Hall of Fame Classic Features Baseball’s Biggest Stars in Memorial Day Weekend Legends Game

Tickets for the 2016 Hall of Fame Classic will go on sale March 7.
2016-02-09

Hall of Fame Weekend 2016 to Feature Inductions of Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza, July 22-25 in Cooperstown

Induction Ceremony, Awards Presentation highlight family friendly events during celebration of the game’s elite.
2016-01-19

Remembering Monte Irvin

Hall of Famer and civil rights pioneer Monte Irvin died Monday evening at age 96.
2016-01-12

Class of 2016 Reflects on Election

One day after their election to the Hall of Fame, Class of 2016 members Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza reflected on their careers at a press conference in Manhattan.
2016-01-07

Griffey Jr., Piazza elected to Hall of Fame

Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza will be inducted as part of the Class of 2016 on Sunday, July 24 in Cooperstown.
2016-01-06

Griffey, Piazza honored by Hall election

Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza became the newest additions to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Jan. 6, 2016.
2016-01-06

Dan Shaughnessy wins 2016 Spink Award

Boston Globe columnist will be honored at July 22-25 Hall of Fame Weekend.
2015-12-08

Pre-Integration Committee Voting Results

Doc Adams Earn Highest Percentage on Ballot with 62.5 Percent
2015-12-07

Update on Hall of Famer Rod Carew

Status update on the health of Hall of Famer Rod Carew.
2015-11-23

Pre-Integration Era Committee Ballot to Be Considered Dec. 7 at Baseball’s Winter Meetings

The 16-Member Pre-Integration Committee Features Historians, Executives, Media Members and Hall of Famers.
2015-11-20

Baseball Writers’ Association of America 2016 Hall of Fame Ballot Announced

Voting results will be announced Jan. 6, 2016.
2015-11-09

Whole New Ballgame Opens to the Public

Carlton Fisk helps dedicate new exhibit
2015-11-07

The Royal Treatment

Artifacts document KC's first title in 30 years.
2015-11-02

Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk Featured in Nov. 7 Voices of the Game event as Museum Unveils Whole New Ballgame Exhibit

Class of 2000 Inductee to Share Stories of His Legendary Career
2015-10-16

Hall of Fame Honors Long-Tenured Staff Members

Nine staff members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum were honored on this week for reaching service milestones.
2015-10-15

Mercado makes long-awaited trip to Cooperstown

Former catcher Orlando Mercado saw his famous bat for the first time in 33 years Oct. 13 during a visit to Cooperstown.
2015-10-14

Celebrate the Fall Classic with the World Series Gala Oct. 31 at Hall of Fame

Broadcast of Game 4 of World Series Screened in Museum’s Grandstand Theater
2015-10-13

Hall of Fame to Salute Baseball’s Last Half Century in ‘Whole New Ballgame’

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will tell the story of baseball’s most recent era in its Whole New Ballgame exhibit, opening Nov. 7 in Cooperstown.
2015-10-07