New Baseball Card Exhibit Opening in 2019
A card collection is a magic carpet that takes you away from work-a-day cares to havens of relaxing quietude where you can relive the pleasures and adventures of a past day — brought to life in vivid picture and prose.
Baseball cards connect us to the Game we love.
With your support, we will open a new permanent exhibit, Shoebox Treasures, dedicated to the history of baseball cards and the passion collectors like you have for them.
A few of the highlights we are excited about for the planned exhibit include: cards from every era: the 1800’s to today; “Holy Grail” cards like the Honus Wagner T206 card and the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle; and a make your own baseball card interactive.
We have achieved our goal of $800,000 needed to design and build this new exhibit.
Receive a baseball card autographed by a Hall of Famer with a gift of $1,000 or more. Your choice of Rollie Fingers, Goose Gossage or Ozzie Smith.
Have your name listed on a plaque on one of the high-capacity card drawers within the Shoebox Treasures exhibit with a gift of $5,000 or more. Also includes autographed baseball card and name listed on exhibit credit panel.
We are hoping that you to consider a one-time gift to help us reach our goal, ensuring that Shoebox Treasures will open in 2019.
Every gift is important and we are grateful that you have considered helping ensure this dynamic new exhibit becomes a reality.
There are a few special gift recognition opportunities available for this exhibit campaign: donor listing on website ($10 or more); donor listing in Memories and Dreams magazine ($50 or more); baseball card autographed by a Hall of Famer ($1,000); donor name listed on Shoebox Treasures exhibit credit panel ($2,500); or sponsor a high-capacity card drawer within the exhibit ($5,000).
Thank you so much for all you do for the Hall of Fame!