Classic Game Nearly Fills The Stands

Classic Game Nearly Fills The Stands

As MLB Stars Launch 75th Season

Former Yankee Hideki Matsui, potential'18 inductee, connects for a base hit on his first at-bat this afternoon as the 2014 Hall of Fame Classic got underway.  (Jim Kevlin/allotsego.com)
Former Yankee Hideki Matsui, potential ’18 inductee, connects for a base hit on his first at-bat this afternoon as the 2014 Hall of Fame Classic got underway. (Jim Kevlin/allotsego.com)
Usher Penny Gentile takes time out from her duties to applaud the action on the field in front of a packed Doubleday Field grandstand.  "The stadium looks full to me," said Ken Meifer, Hall VP/development and vice president of the Destination Marketing Corp. of Otsego County.
Usher Penny Gentile of Cooperstown takes time out from her duties to applaud the action on the field in front of a packed Doubleday Field grandstand. “The stadium looks full to me,” said Ken Meifer, Hall VP/development and vice president of the Destination Marketing Corp. of Otsego County.