News

Museum Celebrates American Legion Centennial March 29-30 in Cooperstown

Hall of Famer Lee Smith Highlights Special Programming; Discounted Admission Rates Offered for Legion Members and Families.
2019-03-26

Hall of Fame to Salute Fans’ Timeless Love of Baseball Cards in ‘Shoebox Treasures’

Museum’s Newest Exhibit to Open May 25 as Part of Hall of Fame Classic Weekend.
2019-03-25

Picturing America's Pastime Travel Exhibit Debuts in Fayetteville, N.C.

Photo exhibit runs through May 11 at The Arts Council.
2019-03-22

Statement from the Seaver Family

Tom Seaver to retire from public life.
2019-03-07

Hall of Fame Classic Tickets Now on Sale for Members

Ticket sale for general public begins March 11.
2019-03-04

Hall of Fame Announces MTM Publishing as New Agent

Valerie Tomaselli of MTM Publishing will help the Museum develop books and place them in the publishing marketplace.
2019-02-13

Jeff Idelson to Retire as President of National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Idelson to remain in current role through July's Induction Weekend.
2019-02-05

Cap Selections Announced for Hall of Fame Plaques for Class of 2019 Inductees

Baines, Halladay, Martinez, Mussina, Rivera, Smith to Be Celebrated July 21 in Cooperstown.
2019-01-25

Halladay, Martinez, Mussina, Rivera Elected to Hall of Fame by BBWAA

Class of 2019 inducted July 21 in Cooperstown.
2019-01-22

Baseball Writers’ Association of America Election Results Revealed Tuesday, Jan. 22

Announcement to be carried live on MLB Network and simulcast on MLB.com; Class of 2019 inducted July 21.
2019-01-21

Applications for 2019 Class of Frank and Peggy Steele Interns Due January 31

Twenty summer internships available this year at Museum in Cooperstown.
2019-01-16

Helfer named 2019 Ford C. Frick Award winner

Al Helfer, who became a household name in the 1950s on the Mutual Game of the Day, has been named the 2019 Frick Award winner.
2018-12-12

Jayson Stark wins 2019 Spink Award

Jayson Start has been named the winner of the BBWAA's J.G. Taylor Spink Award for 2019.
2018-12-11

Lee Smith, Harold Baines elected to Hall of Fame by Today's Game Era Committee

Class of 2019 to be inducted July 21 in Cooperstown.
2018-12-09

Today’s Game Era Committee Ballot to Be Considered Dec. 9 at Baseball’s Winter Meetings

Results announced live on Sunday, Dec. 9, during “MLB Tonight” at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on MLB Network.
2018-12-03

Exhibit Honoring World Series Champion Red Sox Now Open at Hall of Fame

Artifacts from the Red Sox's 2018 World Series championship will be on exhibit at the Hall of Fame through the 2019 MLB postseason.
2018-11-26

Museum Honors Veterans Day by Offering Free Admission to Veterans Nov. 7

Hall of Fame Partners with New York State Division of Veterans Affairs for Special Event.
2018-10-30

Treasures from 2018 World Series Headed Home to Cooperstown

Collection of artifacts from Red Sox’s ninth World Series title to be featured in Museum’s Autumn Glory Exhibit.
2018-10-29

Celebrate the Fall Classic with the World Series Gala Oct. 27 at Hall of Fame

The 2018 World Series Gala will be held Oct. 27, with Game 4 of the Fall Classic shown on the big screen at the Museum's Grandstand Theater.
2018-10-04

Experience Completely Renovated Grandstand Theater, Hear from a Hall of Famer at Community Day Sept. 29

Residents of Otsego County Receive Free Admission to Fenimore Art Museum, The Farmers’ Museum and Hall of Fame.
2018-09-18

Ted Williams: ‘The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived’ Headlines 13th Annual Baseball Hall of Fame Film Festival Sept. 21-23

The 13th Annual Baseball Film Festival will feature 19 films screened over three days, Sept. 21-23.
2018-09-17

Brown Shoots a Final Round 71 to Capture 36th Annual Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open

2018-09-07

New Museum Exhibit Tells Story of Player-Turned-Spy Moe Berg

Artifacts, photos and documents from Hall of Fame collection reveal fascinating life of one of baseball’s most unusual characters.
2018-09-06

Brown Surges to Lead After Two Rounds at Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open

2018-09-06