Hall of Fame 85th Birthday Celebration

The Museum will celebrate its 85th birthday on June 12, reflecting on the historic events of that day in 1939 as the Hall of Fame was formally commemorated. Special programs will fill the day.

10:30 a.m. - Plaques of the Gallery Tour (Buck O'Neil Statue)

Gain insight into the history of the Hall of Fame Gallery and the process by which plaques are made.

1:30 p.m. - Remembering June 12, 1939 -The Birth of the Hall of Fame (Bullpen Theater)

Remembering June 12, 1939—The Birth of the Hall of Fame” will offer insight into that day's ribbon-cutting ceremony, the first Hall of Fame Induction, and the historic exhibition game that took place at Doubleday Field. The program is free, and all attendees will receive a free pack of baseball cards.

2 p.m. - 85th Anniversary Jersey Signing (Learning Center)

Wish a Happy Birthday to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by signing a Hall of Fame Jersey, located the Learning Center on the first floor.


DATE: Wednesday, June 12 2024