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  • HOF visitors approve of A-Rod suspension Fans outside the National Baseball of Fame weighed in on various topics surrounding the suspension of New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez by Major League Baseball on Monday.

    August 11, 2013

  • coop0801lucaspic Induction Weekend still benefits community Each year many people come to Cooperstown to celebrate and join in the festivities of the Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Weekend. For the local community, the weekend usually means increased business and a chance to share in a baseball tradition.

    August 1, 2013 1 Photo

  • Opening day includes tail-side design for HOF coin The Baseball Hall of Fame and the United States Mint used Induction Weekend to unveil part of the design for the National Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative coins.

    August 1, 2013

  • COOP0725inductionspic A look back at how Cooperstown became a baseball Mecca Even though he was surrounded on this day by a galaxy of stars, Babe Ruth always seemed to shine the brightest in the eyes of baseball fans. And so it came as no surprise when, after being honored along with the greatest stars his sport had ever known, it was the Bambino's surprising appearance with bat in hand that brought down the house.

    July 25, 2013 1 Photo

  • Baseball shrine facing declining attendance The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is open year-round, but the majority of business is done in the summer months when tourists flock to the village.

    July 25, 2013

  • COOP0725ozziepic The Wizard will 'PLAY ball' for fundraiser Ozzie Smith spent 19 big league seasons revolutionizing the way shortstops played defense. But since his Hall of Fame induction in 2002, The Wizard has become a champion of another cause close to his heart: Education.

    July 25, 2013 1 Photo

  • Hall of Fame Weekend stars await their moment in the sun In total, six baseball luminaries will be honored, and the Hall of Fame will welcome three new inductees during Hall of Fame Induction Weekend, Friday through Sunday in Cooperstown. On Monday, the families of inductees and award winners had one last chance to share their stories and thoughts with the media on the upcoming weekend.

    July 24, 2013

  • COOP0725karlpic Breaking a barrier Baseball may be regarded as America's Pastime, but in baseball-crazed Puerto Rico, the sport is the past, present and future.

    July 24, 2013 1 Photo

  • coop0711caseypic Live performances of 'Who's On First?' and 'Casey at the Bat' planned The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will honor the 75th anniversary of Abbott & Costello's "Who's On First?" and the 125th anniversary of Ernest Lawrence Thayer's poem "Casey at the Bat."

    July 11, 2013 1 Photo

  • 41 Hall of Famers expected to attend Induction Ceremony Though the Baseball Hall of Fame will be short on big-time inductees later this month, it clearly won't be without A-listers during Induction Weekend.

    July 11, 2013

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