Our Stories

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s collection contains more than 40,000 three-dimensional artifacts, in excess of 250,000 unique photographic images and three million Library pieces.

And they all have a unique story to tell.

Combine that history with the heroics of the men and women inducted into the Hall of Fame, and an endless amount of stories are yours to discover.

Browse through the Museum’s online story offerings here, and lose yourself in the grandeur of the National Pastime.

Shortstops

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A quick-hitting series based on artifacts and photos in the Museum collection, Shortstops tell the tale of hidden gems in Cooperstown. Learn the story behind the legend of some of the most fascinating pieces the Hall has to offer.

Baseball History

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History happens every day in Cooperstown, whether it’s the arrival of a special guest or a story about an unforgettable moment. Experience the game’s storied past and ever-changing present through our Baseball History series.

Going Deep

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Take a deep dive into moments and heroes who changed the game. Our Going Deep series uses the power of the Museum’s vast resources to provide an in-depth look at some famous and hidden-by-history events throughout the years.

Inside Pitch

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A staple of our weekly Inside Pitch e-newsletter, these on-this-date pieces focus on players and their seminal moments.

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Card Corner

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The Museum features more than 145,000 baseball cards, many of which are featured in our Card Corner series. From the earliest cards of the 1800s to tobacco and candy cards of the early 20th century and on through the boom of the 1980s, explore the stories behind one of the most popular hobbies of the last 150 years.

News

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Election results, Hall of Fame visits and announcements about family-friendly events are all included in the Museum’s News feed.