Hall of Fame weekend


NBHoF Announces Cap Selections for Class of 2024

The Hall of Fame Class of 2024 will be formally inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, July 21 in Cooperstown as the centerpiece of a four-day celebration of baseball and their careers—part of Hall of Fame Weekend 2024, July 19-22.…


52 HoF Legends Coming to Town This Weekend

The eyes of the baseball world will be focused on Cooperstown this weekend, with the legends of the game in town to see history unfold during Hall of Fame Weekend. Fifty previously-inducted Hall of Fame members are expected to return, July 21-24, to celebrate the induction of the Hall of Fame Class of 2023. As of July 10, 52 total Hall of Famers, including 2023 inductees Fred McGriff and Scott Rolen, are scheduled to be a part of Hall of…


Hall Plans Indoor Induction On 7/25, Limiting Audience

CEREMONY TO BE BROADCAST Hall Plans Indoor Induction On 7/25, TV Audience Only Cooperstown Classic Events Cancelled COOPERSTOWN – The Hall of Fame announced a few minutes ago that it still hopes to hold the annual Induction on July 25, but not the unticketed event in the Clark Sports Center fields that can attract tens of thousands of fans. “We have prepared alternative plans to conduct our annual Awards Presentation and Induction Ceremony as television events taking place indoors and…



HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JULY 20 Reading: ‘The Big Fella: Ruth And The World He Created’ BASEBALL AUTHOR – 1 p.m. Reading by Jane Leavy, author “The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created.” Discuss baseball history, ask questions, get your copy signed. Included with Museum admission. Grandstand Theater, Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown. 607-547-7200 or visit…



HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for SATURDAY, JULY 29 Awards At Doubleday AWARDS PRESENTATION – 4:30 p.m. Features the presentation of the Ford C. Frick award for baseball broadcasting excellence and the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing. Gates open 3 p.m. Followed immediately by the Parade of Legends Doubleday Field, Cooperstown. PARADE OF LEGENDS – 6 p.m. The Legends of baseball ride down Main St. to the Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown.…


Boutique Hotel Opens Friday In Cooperstown

HISTORIC BUILDING RENOVATED Boutique Hotel Opens Friday In Cooperstown All hands are on deck, including proprietor Perry Ferrara’s wife Cathy, foreground, as the Railroad Inn, the new boutique hotel at Railroad and Glen avenues, Cooperstown, prepares to welcome its first guests tomorrow evening.  Ferrara, in right photo with Cathy, said the first-floor rooms will be occupied Friday evening, and by next weekend – Hall of Fame Induction Weekend – all 22 rooms will be completed and filled.  Crews have been…