American Legion Baseball Celebration

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 9:00am to Saturday, March 30, 2019 - 5:00pm

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum celebrates Hall of Famers’ service to their country year-round in the iconic Plaque Gallery. On March 29th-30th, the Hall of Fame will partner with the American Legion to honor their 100th Anniversary.

The Hall of Fame will offer special Museum programs including:

Friday, March 29th

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10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Operation Gratitude
Honor the military personnel and veterans by taking some time out of your visit to write a letter to thank them. All letters will be sent to Operation Gratitude.

10:30 a.m.: American Legion Celebration Kick-Off Event
Join us in the Plaque Gallery for a kick-off event to include 2019 Hall of Fame Inductee Lee Smith and National Commander of the American Legion, Brett P. Reistad.

11:30 a.m.: Curator Spotlight: Moe Berg Exhibit
Visitors will have the opportunity to go on a special guided tour of the Museum’s newest exhibit, Moe Berg: Big League Spy, led by a Hall of Fame Curator. This tour provides visitors the unique opportunity to learn about the creation process behind the Hall of Fame exhibits.

1:30 p.m.: Guided Museum Tours
Join us in honoring the Museum’s military members in a special guided tour that highlights artifacts and players that have served our country.

2:30 p.m.: Plaques of the Gallery Tour
Aimed at visitors of all ages, this program educates visitors about the history of the Hall of Fame gallery and the process by which each plaque is made and installed in this 20-minute guided tour.

Saturday, March 30th

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10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Operation Gratitude
Honor the military personnel and veterans by taking some time out of your visit to write a letter to thank them. All letters will be sent to Operation Gratitude.

10:30 a.m.: Plaques of the Gallery Tour
Aimed at visitors of all ages, this program educates visitors about the history of the Hall of Fame gallery and the process by which each plaque is made and installed in this 20-minute guided tour.

11:30 a.m.: American Legion Celebration Event
Celebration event featuring 2019 Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee Lee Smith. Smith will share career highlights and experiences playing Legion Baseball in this one hour event hosted by Gary Schacher, Commander of the American Legion Department of New York.

2:30 p.m.: Guided Museum Tours
Join us in honoring the Museum’s military members in a special guided tour that highlights artifacts and players that have served our country.

Hall of Famers Who Played American Legion Baseball

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