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May 5, 2011

Classic to feature photograph opportunity


— The National Baseball Hall of  Fame and Museum will offeran exclusive opportunity for fans on Father’s Day weekend.

Fans will have the chance to be photographed with a group of Hall of Fame members on Saturday, June 18 , as part of Hall of Fame Classic Fest at Doubleday Field.

The Baseball Hall of Fame will host Hall of Fame Classic Weekend, June 18-19, with the participation of seven Hall of Fame members highlighting the Father’s Day Hall of Fame Classic, presented by the Ford Motor Company. The legend’s game at Doubleday Field will feature Hall of Famers Andre Dawson, Goose Gossage, Phil Niekro, Tony Pérez, Jim Rice, Ozzie Smith and Dick Williams.

The photo opportunity will be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Only 75 slots are available, and participation must be reserved in advance. Museum members can exclusively reserve spots by calling 547- 0397 weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

A minimum donation of $50, which will benefit the museum’s education programs, will be accepted per photograph. As many as six members of one party can be a part of a photo. The group will receive an 8-by-10 print of the image following the weekend.

For more information on Hall of Fame membership, visit www.hofclubhouse.com/ membership. Tickets for the legands game are $12.50 for first and third base seats and $11 for outfield seats.