EAST-WEST CLASSIC GOLF TOURNAMENT

Tee off with the game's legends Memorial Day Weekend in Cooperstown 

Celebrate the legends of Black Baseball as the Museum presents the Hall of  Fame East-West Classic Golf Tournament. Hall of Fame legends will join with East-West Classic players to provide the experience of a lifetime for participating golfers at picturesque Leatherstocking Golf Course in Cooperstown on Sunday, May 26 – the day after the Hall of Fame East-West Classic at Doubleday Field.

For more information or to register, call 607-547-0385.

PARTICIPATING MLB STARS

IAN DESMOND

DEXTER FOWLER

RYAN HOWARD

ADAM JONES

 

RUSSELL MARTIN

DAVID PRICE

CC SABATHIA

CHRIS YOUNG

Additional participants will be announced as they are confirmed. 

enjoy an unforgettable day of golf

Individuals, pairs or foursomes of all skill levels are welcome to join the Hall of Fame East-West Classic Golf Tournament. A Hall of Fame member or East-West Classic participant will join each foursome and serve as the team captain. A fundraiser for the Museum, this scramble-format tournament will be played on the same course Hall of Famers play during Induction Weekend.

Each golfer also receives:

  • Hall of Fame goodie bag
  • Exclusive Hall of Fame East-West Classic Golf Tournament shirt and hat

  • President's Circle level Museum Membership
  • The opportunity to bring a guest to the Friday welcome recpetion and the breakfast on Saturday morning, the East-West Classic Game, the behind-the-scenes experience and Night at the Ballpark  

  • A collection of professional digital photos from the event

The cost is $3,000 per golfer. The tournament supports the Museum’s mission to preserve history, honor excellence and connect generations.

For more information or to register, call 607-547-0385.

TENATIVE SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, MAY 24

6:30 p.m.: The festivities begin with an exclusive cocktail reception in the Hall of Fame Plaque Gallery and a chance to preview the new Souls of the Game: Voices of Black Baseball exhibit, which opens to the public the next morning. Location: National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum 

SATURDAY, MAY 25

9:00 a.m.: Autograph session with the particpating Hall of Famers. Location: Otesaga Resort Hotel

11:00 a.m.: Gates open for the Hall of Fame East-West Classic, where you will enjoy premium seating. Location: Doubleday Field

4:00 p.m.: An exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the Museum’s collections. Location: National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum  

6:00 p.m.: Priority access to Night at the Ballpark when Hall of Fame legends and former players will greet fans. Location: Doubleday Field

SUNDAY, MAY 26

 7:00 a.m.: The Hall of Fame Classic Golf Torunament. A private breakfast precedes the tournament start and an awards luncheon concludes the event. Location: Leatherstocking Golf Course

Fergie Jenkins golfing

Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins tees off  during the 2023 Hall of Fame Classic Golf Tournament. 

MORE Hall of Fame East-West Classic Golf Tournament INFORMATION

The Tournament is $3,000 per player and is a fundraiser for the Museum.  

Call 607.547.0385 to secure your spot in the lineup today. 

 

The festivities begin Friday night, with an exclusive cocktail reception in the Hall of Fame Gallery, including a chance to preview the new Souls of the Game: Voices of Black Baseball exhibit, which opens to the public the next morning.  Saturday morning, participants will participate in an autograph session with the Hall of Famers. Golfers will then enjoy premium seating for the Hall of Fame East-West Classic, followed by a behind-the-scenes look at the Museum’s collections. Saturday evening includes access to Night at the Ballpark when Hall of Fame legends and former players will greet fans throughout Doubleday Field.  On Sunday morning, a private breakfast precedes the tournament. An awards luncheon concludes the event.

The tournament will be played at the Otesaga Hotel’s Leatherstocking Golf Course.  Overlooking picturesque Otsego Lake, the course is considered one of the East’s most scenic and historic par-72 layouts. Designed by the legendary Devereux Emmet in 1909, Leatherstocking has been rated “four stars” by Golf Digest’s “Places to Play.”

The tournament is a scramble-format. Each team will be made up of four particpants plus a Team Captain (a Hall of Famer of East-West Game player) for a total of five per team. Golfers of all skill levels are welcome. 

Yes particpants may bring a guest to the Friday welcome recpetion, the East-West Classic Game, the behind-the-scenes experience and Night at the Ballpark  

Yes, advance registration is required, space is limited for this exclusive event. 

For more information or to register, call 607-547-0385.

The tournament raises money to support the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, an independant 501(c)3 educational institution. 

For more information or to register, call 607-547-0385.

TRAVEL PACKAGES

The Museum has teamed up with Sports Travel and Tours to offer baseball fans a one-stop opportunity to purchase Hall of Fame Weekend travel packages. For more information or to plan a trip to Cooperstown, please call 1-888-310-HALL (4255). Membership participants receive a 5% discount on all their baseball travel packages.

PLAN YOUR VISIT

The memories you’ll make here will last a lifetime. Awed by priceless artifacts. Moved by stories and triumphs that inspired and united a nation. Find your way to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, and you’ll make history of your own.

HALL OF FAME EAST-WEST CLASSIC GAME

Tthe Hall of Fame East-West Classic: A Tribute to the Negro Leagues All-Star Game, will take place during a Memorial Day Weekend celebration of Black baseball. 

TRAVEL PACKAGES

The Museum has teamed up with Sports Travel and Tours to offer baseball fans a one-stop opportunity to purchase Hall of Fame Weekend travel packages. For more information or to plan a trip to Cooperstown, please call 1-888-310-HALL (4255). Membership participants receive a 5% discount on all their baseball travel packages.

PLAN YOUR VISIT

The memories you’ll make here will last a lifetime. Awed by priceless artifacts. Moved by stories and triumphs that inspired and united a nation. Find your way to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, and you’ll make history of your own.

HALL OF FAME EAST-WEST CLASSIC GAME

Tthe Hall of Fame East-West Classic: A Tribute to the Negro Leagues All-Star Game, will take place during a Memorial Day Weekend celebration of Black baseball.