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日米の野球交流史を紐解く 企画展の開催が決定

野球がもたらした日本とアメリカの文化交流を探る企画展「野球とベースボール:太平洋を越えた日米の野球交流」2025年 7月より開催

New Museum Exhibit to Explore Transpacific Baseball Exchange

Opening in 2025, ‘Yakyu/Baseball: The Transpacific Exchange of the Game between Japan and the United States’ to tell story of how baseball reflects cultural exchange between countries.

Erskine remembered for remarkable life on and off the field

Carl Erskine led the Dodgers to glory during the 1950s, but it was when he returned home to Anderson, Ind., that his life’s work truly began.

Whitey Herzog remembered as one of game’s top strategists

Class of 2010 inductee Whitey Herzog passed away Monday, April 15 at the age of 92.

Captains CC Sabathia and Chris Young Select Rosters for May 25 Hall of Fame East-West Classic

Legends Game Memorial Day Weekend at Cooperstown’s Doubleday Field.

Hodges’ 300th homer puts him in rare company

Gil Hodges became the seventh player in National League history to hit 300 career home runs, reaching the milestone on April 23, 1958.

Hall of Fame East-West Classic Roster to be Drafted Live on MLB Network on Monday, April 15

Team captains CC Sabathia and Chris Young to select teams as part of “MLB Tonight: Clubhouse Edition” during Braves vs. Astros telecast on Jackie Robinson Day; MLB Network and the Hall of Fame to produce a 30-minute special about Hall of Fame Classic Weekend.

#Shortstops: White hat

White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle made quick work of the Texas Rangers when he completed his first no-hitter on April 18, 2007.

#CardCorner: 1987 Donruss Benito Santiago

Benito Santiago burst on the big league scene in 1987 with one of the greatest rookie seasons of any catcher in history.

Hall of Fame Initiative Expands Black Baseball Storytelling Throughout Museum

New exploration of the Black baseball experience debuts Memorial Day Weekend, including The Souls of the Game exhibit.

Clemente’s MLB debut changed the game

Roberto Clemente debuted on April 17, 1955, marking the start of his Hall of Fame career and legacy as a Latin American icon.

Hall of Fame to Dedicate New Hank Aaron Statue

Bronze likeness of baseball’s RBI king to be unveiled May 23 as part of Hall of Fame Classic festivities in Cooperstown.

Gamble’s bat, good humor and hair made him an icon of the 1970s

The affable outfielder's Afro made Oscar Gamble one of the most recognizable players of his time.

12 Hall of Fame Legends Coming to Cooperstown for East-West Classic Memorial Day Weekend

Former MLB Stars Matt Kemp and Tyson Ross join lineup; a dozen Hall of Famers to serve as managers and coaches for celebration of Black baseball to be held May 25 at Cooperstown’s Doubleday Field.

Cracker Jack® 'Cracks Open' the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and Enlists Dave Winfield as Honorary Curator

Cracker Jack and the National Baseball Hall of Fame launch new 'Cracker Jack at the Ballpark' exhibit and offer fans the chance to win a trip to Hall of Fame Weekend 2024.

Fifty years ago, Hank Aaron became king

A half century ago, Hank Aaron became MLB's home run king.