Hall of Fame Inductees Exhibit for Class of 2020 Now on Display in Cooperstown
(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – As the Hall of Fame Class of 2020 looks forward to its formal Induction during Hall of Fame Weekend 2021 in Cooperstown, the stories of the legendary careers of Derek Jeter, Marvin Miller, Ted Simmons and Larry Walker are already being told at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
The Museum’s 2020 Inductees Exhibit is now open and will remain on display through 2021. The exhibit, which features one display for each 2020 inductee, is located on the Museum’s third floor.
Some highlights of the Class of 2020 exhibit include:
- The Yankees helmet Derek Jeter wore when he recorded his 3,000th career hit on July 9, 2011
- A timeline of Marvin Miller’s career as the executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association
- Ted Simmons’ 1982 American League championship ring won as a member of the Brewers
- A Rockies jersey worn by Larry Walker in 1998 when he led the National League with a .363 batting average
Additional artifacts may be added in the coming weeks. Admission to the Museum’s Inductees Exhibit is included with regular Museum admission.
The Class of 2020 will be inducted – along with any elected members of the Class of 2021 – on July 25 in Cooperstown.
The Hall of Fame is open daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Timed admission tickets are available for purchase on a first-come, first-served basis. These tickets allow visitors to reserve a specific date and time to enter the Museum, alleviating congestion in the front lobby and throughout the Museum.
Per New York State guidelines, the use of face masks for all staff and guests will be required. Free single-use masks will be available at the Museum entrance for visitors who do not have one.
A comprehensive health and safety plan for the Museum has been developed in accordance with guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and New York State, and reviewed by a certified Industrial Hygiene Technician, to ensure cleanliness, physical distancing and reduced contact for both visitors and staff.