The six newest members of
the National Baseball Hall of
Fame will take their permanent
place in Cooperstown on Sunday, July 27,
highlighting four days of celebratory events and programs for baseball fans of
all ages, as part of Hall of Fame Weekend 2014, July
The Induction Ceremony will
feature six inductees, which would match the record for most of any single Hall
of Fame induction class in history as Baseball Writers’ Association of America
electees Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and
Frank Thomas join Expansion Era Committee electees Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and
Joe Torre for their most celebrated baseball achievement. The six electees will
be enshrined at 1:30 p.m.
EDT on Sunday, July 27 at the
Clark Sports Center – with the Induction
Ceremony shown live on MLB
More than 50 Hall of Famers
are expected to return for Hall of Fame Weekend, with the full list of returnees
to be announced in early July, to honor the Class of 2014 at the National
Baseball Hall of
Fame and Museum.
Membership: Learn more about joining the Hall of Fame team.
On July 24, 1973, Willie Mays of the New York Mets makes his final appearance in an All-Star Game. Mays strikes out on three pitches as a pinch-hitter for Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Willie Stargell. The National League wins the game, 7-1.