Red Sox Weekend July 6-7 at Hall of Fame

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – For the fourth time in 15 seasons, the Boston Red Sox brought home baseball’s biggest prize. And this July, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will celebrate the team’s latest World Series title at the home of baseball in Cooperstown.

The symbol of the Red Sox’s latest championship will come to Cooperstown when the Hall of Fame hosts Red Sox Weekend July 6-7, with the 2018 World Series Trophy on display at the Museum both days. Museum visitors will have the chance to relive the 2018 season and create new memories in Cooperstown, where artifacts of the Red Sox’s world title will be preserved forever.

The trophy will be on exhibit at the Museum from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 6 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 7. Visitors will be permitted to take pictures with the trophy.

The Museum will be open from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. both days. Throughout the weekend, visitors can learn about the history of the Red Sox through guided exhibit tours, artifact spotlights, trivia contests, themed craft stations and other special opportunities.

The Museum’s exhibit honoring the 2018 World Series champion Red Sox, which is part of the permanent Autumn Glory exhibit, features artifacts, photographs and ephemera detailing the Red Sox’s ninth World Series title, including four in the 21st century.

Artifacts in the exhibit include:

– Bat used by World Series MVP Steve Pearce in Game 4
– A jersey worn by David Price in Game 5 of the World Series
– Game-worn glasses used by Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly in Game 5
– Cap and spikes worn by Red Sox pitcher Nathan Eovaldi throughout the World Series
– Ball/strike indicator used by home plate umpire Ted Barrett during Game 3, which was the longest game in World Series history
– Hoodie worn by Red Sox manager Álex Cora in Game 5
– Helmet worn by Brock Holt throughout the postseason, including in his Oct. 8 cycle against the Yankees

Artifacts from the Red Sox’s World Series titles in 2004, 2007 and 2013 currently on display in the Museum include:

– Jersey worn by pitcher Tim Wakefield during 2004 World Series
– Bat used by World Series MVP Manny Ramirez in Game 4 of 2004 World Series
– Spikes worn by Curt Schilling during 2004 World Series
– Jersey worn by David Ortiz during the 2004 World Series
– Bat used by Jacoby Ellsbury in Game 3 of the 2007 World Series
– Cap worn by World Series MVP Mike Lowell in Game 4 of the 2007 World Series
– Spikes worn by Daisuke Matsuzaka during Game 3 of the 2007 World Series
– Bat used by Dustin Pedroia for a lead-off home run in Game 1 of the 2007 World Series
– Jersey worn by catcher and team captain Jason Varitek during the 2007 World Series
– Bat used by World Series MVP David Ortiz during 2013 World Series
– Batting gloves used by Xander Bogaerts during the 2013 World Series
– Catcher's helmet worn by David Ross during the 2013 World Series

Entrance to the Autumn Glory exhibit is included with Museum admission.

Autumn Glory will feature the 2018 Red Sox artifacts through the end of the 2019 World Series, when artifacts from the most recent Fall Classic will be put on exhibit.