News

Marvin Miller, Ted Simmons elected to Hall of Fame

Class of 2020 will be inducted July 26 in Cooperstown.
2019-12-08

Modern Baseball Era Committee Ballot to Be Considered Dec. 8 at Baseball’s Winter Meetings

Results announced live on Sunday, Dec. 8, During MLB Tonight at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on MLB Network.
2019-12-02

Exhibit Honoring World Series Champion Nationals Now Open at Hall of Fame

Stephen Strasburg’s Game 6 jersey, ball Hit by Howie Kendrick for Game 7 home run highlight Autumn Glory’s year-long salute to baseball’s champions.
2019-12-02

Hall of Fame to Host Holiday Celebration Dec. 7

Free admission after 1 p.m. with donation of five non-perishable healthy food items or unwrapped toy.
2019-11-25

2020 BBWAA Hall of Fame Ballot Features 32 Candidates

Results from BBWAA election to be announced Jan. 21 live on MLB Network.
2019-11-18

Ten Named to Modern Baseball Era Ballot for National Baseball Hall of Fame Consideration

Nine players and one executive with greatest impact from 1970 to 1987 to be considered on Dec. 8 for Class of 2020.
2019-11-04

2020 Ford C. Frick Award Ballot Finalized

Winner to be announced at Baseball’s Winter Meetings on Dec. 11.
2019-11-01

Treasures from 2019 World Series Headed Home to Cooperstown

Collection of artifacts from Nationals’ first title to be featured in Museum’s Autumn Glory exhibit.
2019-10-31

Museum Honors Veterans Day by Offering Free Admission to Veterans Nov. 6-30

Hall of Fame partners with New York State Division of Veterans Services for special event.
2019-10-24

Hall of Fame Honors Long-Tenured Staff Members

Thirteen Museum employees celebrate milestone anniversaries.
2019-10-02

Cooperstown Museums to Host Community Day Oct. 5

Residents of Otsego County receive free admission to Fenimore Art Museum, The Farmers’ Museum and Hall of Fame.
2019-09-19

A League of Their Own Headlines 14th Annual Baseball Hall of Fame Film Festival Sept. 20-21 in Cooperstown

Eleven films featured in Museum’s annual tribute to baseball on the big screen.
2019-09-10

Hall of Fame Regular Hours of Operation Resume Sept. 2

Museum will be open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until summer 2020.
2019-08-29

Entries Now Being Accepted for Sept. 20-21 Baseball Film Festival

Annual celebration of Baseball and Film to be held at Hall of Fame; Deadline to submit films Sept. 3.
2019-08-08

Lee Smith to Host Pathfinder Village-Baseball Hall of Fame Golf Invitational Sept. 3

Annual event benefits Pathfinder Village and Hall of Fame’s educational programs.
2019-08-01

Record Number of Hall of Famers Return to Honor Class of 2019 in Cooperstown

A record number of Hall of Famers returned to Cooperstown to welcome Harold Baines, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussina, Mariano Rivera and Lee Smith into the Hall of Fame.
2019-07-21

Baseball World Centered in Cooperstown as Induction Ceremony Approaches

Harold Baines, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussina, Mariano Rivera and Lee Smith to be inducted Sunday at National Baseball Hall of Fame.
2019-07-20

Hall of Famers return to Cooperstown to PLAY Ball

Ozzie Smith and Hall of Fame Teammates Trevor Hoffman, Jim Thome and Alan Trammell take the field with fans as Hall of Fame Weekend begins.
2019-07-19

Roberto Alomar, Cal Ripken Jr. elected to Hall of Fame Board of Directors

Board now features 17 members.
2019-07-19

Hall of Fame Induction Weekend visitors urged to utilize special parking options

Peripheral lots, shuttle and trolley services provide multiple choices for travelers.
2019-07-17

Experience History at the Museum During Hall of Fame Weekend 2019, July 19-22

Plaques of Class of 2019 installed Hall of Fame Weekend before visiting ballparks.
2019-07-16

Watch the Stars on Main Street at Hall of Fame Parade of Legends Saturday, July 20

Parade starts at 6 p.m. and features returning Hall of Famers.
2019-07-15

Historic Class of 2019 to be Inducted July 21

Inductions of Harold Baines, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussina, Mariano Rivera and Lee Smith highlight Hall of Fame Weekend 2019.
2019-07-12

PLAY Ball Returns for 18th Season July 19

Ozzie Smith joins special guests Trevor Hoffman, Jim Thome and Alan Trammell at the Museum’s Annual Education Fundraiser
2019-07-11