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Hall of Fame Legends Boggs, Gossage, Fingers, Marichal, Niekro and Smith Headed to Cooperstown for Classic Weekend, May 26-28

Cooperstown’s Legends Game Returns to Doubleday Field on May 27; Weekend Features Tribute to ‘Homer at the Bat’ Episode of THE SIMPSONS
2017-03-27

Hall of Fame Classic Tickets on Sale Today for Museum Members

Tickets for the 2017 Hall of Fame Classic, scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend, are now available online and via phone for Museum members.
2017-03-06

Launch of La Vida Baseball Brings Cooperstown to Latino Baseball Fans Everywhere

Beginning today, Latino fans will have an online community that speaks to their passion through a groundbreaking digital media property.
2017-03-01

Hall of Fame Artifacts on Exhibit at Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Starting in March, Springfield, Ill. will bring Cubs and Cardinals fans together through an exhibit featuring HOF artifacts
2017-02-27

A Salute to ‘Homer at the Bat’ at Hall of Fame Classic Weekend

25 years after the episode aired, fans can celebrate America’s favorite animated family – and Americana at its best – during Hall of Fame Classic Weekend.
2017-02-20

Stars Return to Cooperstown May 27 for Ninth Annual Hall of Fame Classic

It’s the unofficial start of summer, and the heroes of the National Pastime will be in Cooperstown to celebrate.
2017-02-16

Cooperstown Central School Hosting Leadership Training Program for Area High School Athletes

2017-02-16

Hall of Fame Weekend 2017 to Feature Inductions of Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines, Iván Rodríguez, John Schuerholz, Bud Selig, July 28-31 in Cooperstown

Five icons of the National Pastime will receive baseball’s highest honor in Cooperstown during Hall of Fame Weekend 2017, July 28-31
2017-02-01

Museum Artifacts from Henry Aaron’s Career Featured at Feb. 3 Event in Atlanta to Honor Legendary Hall of Famer, Philanthropist

On Feb. 3 Hall of Fame artifacts used to affect that change will be on display at an event honoring Henry Louis Aaron’s commitment to a lifetime of philanthropy.
2017-01-31

Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines, Iván Rodríguez Elected to Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers’ Association of America

The Class of 2017 will be inducted July 30 in Cooperstown.
2017-01-19

Baseball Writers’ Association of America Election Results Revealed Wednesday, Jan. 18

Announcement to be Carried Live on MLB Network and Simulcast on MLB.com; Class of 2017 Inducted July 30
2017-01-05

Baseball Hall of Fame Internship Program Provides Opportunity of a Lifetime for Youth Development

The chance to spend the summer in Cooperstown is every baseball fan’s dream.
2016-12-19

Bill King Named 2017 Ford C. Frick Award Winner

Bill King, whose quarter-of-a-century run as the voice of the Oakland Athletics cemented his status as one of the Bay Area’s iconic voices, has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Ford C.
2016-12-07

Claire Smith 1st Female Spink Award Winner

Claire Smith, who has been a pioneer within the baseball community as the first female to cover a major league baseball beat extensively and as an influential voice among African-American writers, was
2016-12-06

JOHN SCHUERHOLZ, BUD SELIG ELECTED TO NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME BY TODAY’S GAME ERA COMMITTEE

Longtime Braves and Royals general manager John Schuerholz and former MLB commissioner Allan H. “Bud” Selig have been elected to the Hall of Fame by the Today’s Game Era Committee.
2016-12-04

Hall of Fame’s Picturing America’s Pastime Exhibit Opens Friday at Dodger Stadium

This winter at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, fans can experience some of the game’s most telling images.
2016-12-01

Today’s Game Era Committee Ballot to Be Considered Dec. 4 at Baseball’s Winter Meetings

With 2017 just around the corner, Cooperstown is preparing for another historic summer. And the latest Hall of Fame candidates will soon learn if they are headed to the Hall of Fame.
2016-11-28

Hall of Fame to Host Holiday Celebration Saturday

The spirit of Cooperstown will be on full display this Saturday when Museum visitors and the National Baseball Hall of Fame team up for a day of holiday fun.
2016-11-28

Baseball Writers’ Association of America 2017 Hall of Fame Ballot Announced

Two former American League Most Valuable Player Award winners as well as two World Series MVPs are among 19 new candidates on the 2017 Hall of Fame ballot
2016-11-21

2017 Ford C. Frick Award Ballot Finalized

Eight of the National Pastime’s beloved voices have been named as the finalists for the 2017 Ford C.
2016-11-07

Cooperstown’s Phil Pohl experiences Hall of Fame as never before

Phil Pohl grew up in Cooperstown. But despite numerous trips to the Hall of Fame, he never thought he’d find himself looking at his artifacts on display in the Museum.
2016-10-25

Celebrate the Fall Classic in Cooperstown with the World Series Gala, Oct. 29, at Hall of Fame

As history is made on the diamond at the Fall Classic, Central New York residents and visitors can watch all the action at the home of baseball history in Cooperstown.
2016-10-24

Maine-Endwell Little Leaguers honored at Hall of Fame

The Maine-Endwell (N.Y.) Little League World Series championship team was honored at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum during an early Sunday afternoon ceremony inside the Plaque Gallery.
2016-10-24

Maine-Endwell Little League World Series Champs to be Honored at Hall of Fame on Sunday

Team Has Donated Signed Baseball, Photo to Museum Collection
2016-10-20