Hall of Fame Classic Weekend

The 12th edition of the annual Hall of Fame Classic is scheduled for Saturday, May 23, at historic Doubleday Field in Cooperstown.

Participants in the Museum's Membership Program can purchase tickets starting at 9 a.m. ET on Monday, March 9, at baseballhall.org or by calling 607-207-9519.

Any remaining tickets will go on sale to the general public at 9 a.m. ET on Monday, March 16.

Tickets for the Hall of Fame Classic are $15 for grandstand seats, $12.50 for first baseline seats and $11 for outfield seats.

The Classic, fueled by assistance from MLB, features a pregame Home Run Contest at noon, followed by the first pitch at 1:05 p.m.

Hall of Famers Wade Boggs, Rollie Fingers, Goose Gossage, Fergie Jenkins, Tim Raines and Ozzie Smith will be managers/coaches at the Hall of Fame Classic, with player rosters to be announced later this spring.

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Night at the Museum

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The Hall of Fame will reprise its Night at the Museum program, now in its eighth season, during Hall of Fame Classic Weekend. Hall of Fame legends and former players will greet fans throughout the Museum on Saturday, May 23, beginning at 6 p.m. Game participants will canvass the Museum during the course of a two-hour event that will bring the Museum to life with special programs and interactions. While the Night at the Museum program is not an autograph session, fans should remember to bring their camera to capture their special memories. Tickets for Night at the Museum ago on sale March 9 for Museum Members and March 16 to the general public. Tickets are priced at $50 for participants in the Museum’s Membership Program and $100 for non-Members. For information on Museum Membership, please click here.


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The Hall of Fame’s popular BASE Race returns for a Memorial Day Weekend date as part of Hall of Fame Classic Weekend festivities. The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, along with Cooperstown’s Clark Sports Center, will present the ninth annual BASE Race charity runs – a 5k fun run and competitive 10k event – on Saturday, May 23, starting and ending at historic Doubleday Field. The race events benefit the Museum’s “Be A Superior Example” program promoting healthy lifestyle choices for individuals of all ages. Registration for the BASE Race is $25 or $55 for families. Signups are accepted at baserace.itsyourrace.com. On race day, registration will be $30 for individuals and $65 for families. Additional details are available by calling the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum at 607-547-0349 or the Clark Sports Center at 607-547-2800.

Cooperstown Classic Clinic

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The Museum will offer the Cooperstown Classic Clinic, a baseball training event for youngsters ages 7-12, on Friday, May 22, from 4-7 p.m. The Clinic gives youth participants a chance to receive hands-on tips and advice from several former major leaguers at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown. The event is free but pre-order is required for this special opportunity by calling 607-547-0397.

Visiting Cooperstown

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Thinking of joining us for Hall of Fame Classic Weekend? Be part of history at the Classic Weekend, then discover the true legacy of our great game in the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s renowned Museum. Beyond the hallowed Hall is a wide variety of exhibits that tell the story of our National Pastime. For nearly 80 years, fans and families have enjoyed this exceptional collection of artifacts that honor the best of baseball, reminiscing, learning and making memories that last a lifetime along the way.


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Accommodation information is available through This is CooperstownCooperstown Getaway and through the Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce at 607-547-9983. For driving directions from major cities, area cities and local airports, visit our Plan Your Visit page.

Hall of Fame Classic Travel Packages

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Relieve your favorite baseball memories at the annual Hall of Fame Classic in Cooperstown. Travel packages include tickets to the Hall of Fame Classic and the popular Night at the Museum event.

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Photos from the 2019 Hall of Fame Classic

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Plan Your Visit

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