Hall of Fame Classic

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 12:00pm

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The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will salute the start of the 2017 summer season with this Cooperstown tradition. Hall of Fame Classic Weekend! The Hall of Fame Classic, presented by Ford Motor Company, is a seven-inning legends game featuring Hall of Famers and former major leaguers.

The Classic, now in its eighth year, fueled by assistance from MLB, features the pre-game Home Run Contest at 12 p.m. and the first pitch of the Classic is slated for 1:05 p.m.

Hall of Famers Phil Niekro and Ozzie Smith return as team captains and managers. They will be joined by Hall of Famers Wade Boggs, Rollie Fingers, Goose Gossage, Juan Marichal, who will serve as coaches for the teams. The full rosters of Classic players will be in announced later this spring.

Players already committed to appear at the 2017 Hall of Fame Classic include:

  • Mike Adams
  • Heath Bell
  • Willie Bloomquist
  • John Buck
  • Michael Cuddyer
  • Mark DeRosa
  • Pedro Feliz
  • Jonny Gomes
  • Aaron Harang
  • Mike Jackson
  • Wally Joyner
  • Sean Marshall
  • Craig Monroe
  • Juan Pierre
  • Tim Redding
  • Kerry Robinson
  • Cody Ross
  • Aaron Rowand
    (White Sox)
  • Ryan Rowland-Smith
  • Steve Sax
  • Luis Sojo
  • Andy Sonnanstine
  • Cory Sullivan
  • Billy Wagner
  • Jack Wilson
  • Steve Woodard
  • Todd Zeile