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  • coop0822fingerspic Hall of Famer Fingers to serve as celebrity host of golf tournament Rollie Fingers helped create the role of the modern closer. Now he will try his hand at "starting" as the former Most Valuable Player and Cy Young Award winner helps open the traditional post-Labor Day Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open Pro-Am in Cooperstown.

    July 3, 2013 1 Photo

  • COOP0620presserpic Live music event planned for Hall of Fame's 75th anniversary On June 12, 1939, the National Baseball Museum opened its doors for the first time, in honor of the 100th anniversary of the mythical “first gameâ€� that allegedly was played in Cooperstown on June 12, 1839. The first four classes of Hall of Fame electees were honored on that day in 1939, as the election process began in 1936.

    June 20, 2013 1 Photo

  • oop0606internspic Interns arrive at the baseball Hall of Fame Cooperstown is usually the place where all-stars finish their careers. But for 15 young women and men who comprise the 2013 Frank and Peggy Steele Internship Program for Youth Leadership Development, the start of a new chapter in their professional lives is just beginning at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

    June 6, 2013 1 Photo

  • COOP0523blylevenpic Legends game has seen drop in attendance rates The National Baseball Hall of Fame's annual seven-inning exhibition game featuring former major league players will be held this weekend.

    May 23, 2013 1 Photo

  • COOP0523wallpic 'Wall that Heals' to be on display

    While the fifth annual Hall of Fame Classic will bring a lot of fun to Cooperstown Saturday, with its switch to Memorial Day Weekend, the organizers wanted to do something special to honor local veterans as well.

    May 23, 2013 1 Photo

  • Hall of Fame releases results from survey Ninety-seven percent of the American public believes that negative health effects exist from using steroids, yet only 19 percent believe that steroid use is a big problem among high school students, according to a national study announced in New York City last week.

    May 9, 2013

  • COOP0509diomandpic Scouts honored with opening of museum's Diamond Mines exhibit Hall of Fame executive Branch Rickey once described the role of a scout as having the ability to “assay the gold content in a handful of ore.â€� Today, the long and storied history of those same miners, always on the lookout for the next diamond in the rough, is told at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

    May 9, 2013 1 Photo

  • coop0425fanspic Movie props from '42' arrive in Cooperstown Artifacts from the movie "42" will be on display in an exhibit at the National Baseball Hall of Fame beginning in late July.

    April 24, 2013 1 Photo

  • World Series Gala planned If you can’t be right at the game, where better to watch Game Three of the World Series than the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum?

    October 24, 2012

  • Van Horne, Conlin and Hemond to be honored

    Hall of Fame Award winners excel at being able to communicate insight on the game of baseball. Dave Van Horne did it over the radio for fans with playby- play, Bill Conlin did it with a pen and paper for the readers of the afternoon newspaper and Roland Hemond did it for baseball franchises as an executive and general manager.

    July 21, 2011

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