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- Sunday, August 11, 2013
- Yankees Family Days set
BASE Race returns with opportunities for runners, volunteers and fans
For more than a year, athletes of all ages have pledged to live free of performance-enhancing substances through the Be A Superior Example program at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and MuseumContinued ...
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.Continued ...
Sports Center hosts 6th annual strongman competition
The Clark Sports Center hosted its sixth annual Vis Vires Outdoor Strongman Competition on Saturday.Continued ...
- Thursday, August 1, 2013
Small crowd sees induction of O'Day, Ruppert, White
According to the HOF, 2,500 fans heard speeches by Dennis McNamara, Anne Vernon and Jerry Watkins. McNamara, Vernon and Watkins are descendants of Hank O'Day, Jacob Ruppert and Deacon White, respectively. O'Day, Ruppert and White earned induction into the Hall of Fame via a Pre-Integration Committee Era election this past December.Continued ...
Saturday awards draw 700 to Doubleday
About 700 fans showed up to Doubleday Field on Saturday to see the National Baseball Hall of Fame's third annual awards presentation.Continued ...
Dog Days of Summer golf tournament raises more than $1,000
The Leatherstocking Womenâ€™s Golf Association held a member/guest tournament that was a fundraiser for the Susquehanna SPCA. The July 16 event raised more than $1,000 and many items were donated to the shelter for the dogs and cats.Continued ...
- Thursday, July 25, 2013
Player of the Year Rowley sets sights on D-I soccer
Rowley becomes the first player to earn back-to-back outright Player of the Year honors from The Daily Star in boys soccer.Continued ...
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.Continued ...
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.Continued ...
- Wednesday, July 24, 2013
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.Continued ...
Area boat team wins gold medal
A local team has made it to the top of the podium in only its third competition at a regional event.Continued ...
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.Continued ...
- Thursday, July 18, 2013
Coop grad looks to bolster fishing business
Brent Murdock, a 1997 CCS graduate, has been a licensed hunting and fishing guide since he was a teenager. But he recently launched a Facebook page for his business, Otsego Bounty, with the help of his fiancé Kacey Connor.Continued ...
- Thursday, July 11, 2013
Bassett surgeon sees increase in foot injuries
Stress fractures of the foot are becoming more common in runners, especially first-time marathoners, according to Bassett podiatric surgeon, Michael Bahlatzis.Continued ...
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."Continued ...
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.Continued ...
- Thursday, July 4, 2013
Induction 2013 to feature 41 returning Hall of Famers
In less than four weeks, the largest gathering of Hall of Famers anywhere in the baseball world will thrill fans at the annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and throughout the three-day tribute to the National Pastime.Continued ...
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The Cooperstown Central School Athletic Hall of Fame will host a captain-and-crew Benefit Golf Tournament on July 12 at the Meadow Links Golf Club.Continued ...
- Wednesday, July 3, 2013
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.Continued ...