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Sports Snippets: June 1, 2023

Sports Snippets: June 1, 2023 COMPILED by WRILEY NELSON Team Bert Wins Hall of Fame Classic Game COOPERSTOWN—Team Bert defeated Team Kitty 8-3 in the 2023 Hall of Fame Classic game. Hall of Fame heroes Bert Blyleven, Rollie Fingers, Fergie Jenkins, Jim Kaat, Jack Morris and Lee Smith managed more than two dozen retired players at the May 27 event. James Loney, formerly of the Dodgers, won the pregame Home Run Derby. Pokey Reese, member of the 2004 World Series…



HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MAY 27 Legends of Baseball play at Doubleday Field LEGENDS GAME – 1:05 p.m. The Classic Game returns for its 13th season, featuring Hall of Famers and recently-retired players in a seven-inning game. Cost, $15 for baseline seats. Doubleday Field, Cooperstown. (407) 564-8059.or visit…


Hall of Fame Classic returns

Hall of Fame’s ‘Classic’ returns Memorial Day weekend Hall of Famer and Detroit Tiger great Alan Trammel has a high-five for Milwaukee Brewers’ star Trevor Hoffman at the 2019 Hall of Fame Classic. Photo courtesy of Milo V. Stewart, Jr. Hall of Fame pitcher Fergie Jenkins told his Twitter following that he “can’t wait!” for Memorial Day Weekend when the Hall of Fame Classic returns to Cooperstown’s Doubleday Field after a two-year pandemic absence. Tickets for the Saturday, May 28…


They’re Off!  BASE Race Starts Day Of HoF Fun

CLASSIC GAME WEEKEND 2019 They’re Off!  BASE Race Starts Day Of HoF Fun From the starting line in front of Doubleday Field a few minutes ago, Cooperstown’s Frankie Panzarella, top photo, center, and his pal Justin Wolfe, left, led the 8th annual BASE Race 5K “Fun Run” now underway through the streets of the village, the first activity in a day of Hall of Fame offerings.  At 10 a.m., ribbon-cutting on the new exhibit on baseball cards, “Shoebox Treasures,” will…



HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, MAY 25 Baseball Legends Game LEGENDS GAME – 1:05 p.m. The 11th annual Hall of Fame Classic 7-inning game w/6 HOF legends & players from all-30 MLB teams will play 7-inning game. Tickets $11-12.50. Pregame Home Run Derby at noon. Doubleday Field. Info, 607-207-9519,…


Regatta, BASE Race, Hall of Fame Classic Weekend Highlights

Regatta, BASE Race, Hall of Fame Classic Weekend Highlights It’s a wet and wild weekend as the annual General Clinton Canoe Regatta brings everyone out to the shores – and waters – of the Susquehanna River. Though races run all weekend, the big one kicks off at 6 a.m. Monday, May 26. Follow the racers down the river, then enjoy a barbeque in Bainbridge. Brookwood Point, 6000 State Hwy 80, Cooperstown. Info • The 11th annual Hall of Fame…


Perfect Weather For HOF Classic Game

Stars Come Out For  Hall of Fame Classic Hall of Fame President Jeff Idelson and Chairman Jane Forbes Clark, far right, pose for a team photo with Hall of Famers and Major Leaguers who came out to play ball in Doubleday Field for the Hall of Fame Classic game Saturday.  Among them were Rollie Fingers, Eddie Murray, Tim Rains, Ozzie Smith, Ryan Sweeney, Chris Gomez, A.J. Pierzynski, Tim Crabtree, Todd Zeile and more. Between innings fans clamored at the gates…


BASE Race Kicks Off Day Of Celebration

HALL OF FAME CLASSIC 2017 BASE Race Kicks Off Day Of Celebration In his unmistakable bright yellow, Oneonta’s Brandon Gardner, who’s been running distance events since he was 8 years old, accelerates from the starting line at this morning’s Hall of Fame BASE Race, which starts and end in Cooperstown’s Doubleday Field.  This is the sixth BASE race – it stands for “Be A Superior Example.”  Fees collected help underwrite a Hall program aimed at encouraging young athletes to embrace…

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