Hall of Fame Weekend
Due to the ongoing safety concerns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 Hall of Fame Weekend ceremonies will take place as indoor television events, adhering to all of the required New York State guidelines.
The Hall of Fame’s 2021 Induction Ceremony will take place live on MLB Network on Sunday, July 25 beginning at 1:30 p.m. EDT, honoring honor the members of the Class of 2020: Derek Jeter, Marvin Miller, Ted Simmons and Larry Walker.
The Awards Presentation, which will be broadcast on MLB Network prior to the Induction Ceremony on July 25, will honor 2021 Ford C. Frick Award winner for broadcasting excellence, Al Michaels, and the 2020 Frick Award winner, Ken Harrelson; the 2021 Baseball Writers’ Association of America Career Excellence Award winner, Dick Kaegel, and the 2020 BBWAA Career Excellence Award winner, Nick Cafardo; and the 2020 Buck O’Neil Lifetime Achievement Award winner, David Montgomery.
Last year, both the Induction Ceremony and Awards Presentation were canceled due to the pandemic.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum remains open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A comprehensive health and safety plan for the Museum was developed and has been implemented in accordance with guidelines provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and New York State, and reviewed by a certified Industrial Hygiene Technician, to ensure cleanliness, physical distancing and reduced contact for visitors and staff. More information about visiting the Hall of Fame can be found here.
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The Museum in Cooperstown features more than 50,000 square feet of exhibits devoted to the National Pastime.