Houston Astros


World Series Treasures Headed to Cooperstown

World Series Treasures Headed to Cooperstown COOPERSTOWN—The Houston Astros made history at the 2022 World Series. Now, artifacts from the second World Series championship in franchise history are coming to the Hall of Fame. Following the Astros’ 4-1 win on Saturday night, the team, its players and manager generously donated several artifacts that tell the story of their victory to the Hall of Fame, and those pieces will soon take a permanent place in Cooperstown.…


Before they got to the World Series, they played at Dreams Park

Before they got to the World Series, they played at Dreams Park By CHARLIE VASCELLARO • Special to For almost three decades, youth baseball players from all over the country have been chasing their big-league dreams all the way to Cooperstown’s Dreams Park, and this year’s 2021 Major League World Series represents the physical manifestation of those dreams coming true. More than 500 Dreams Park alumni have made it to the big leagues and seven of them are members…


Editorial: Don’t bet on it

Editorial Don’t bet on it We love Major League Baseball’s World Series, even when it’s not “our” team playing in the Fall Classic. It always is a joy to see visitors traveling to and walking around Cooperstown just for the opportunity to watch the game on television in a restaurant in The Home of Baseball. This year’s television and radio broadcasts, though, border on the unwatchable. Not because the quality of play is any less intense or expert. Not because…


Cooperstown Bat Company Featured On ESPN Segment At Astros’ Camp

Cooperstown Bat Company Featured On ESPN Segment By JIM KEVLIN • Special to COOPERSTOWN – A Cooperstown Bat Company bat thrilled Houston Astro Jose Altuve early today, and by 9 a.m. the Cooperstown company’s products were being praised on ESPN Sports Center. As Bat Company owner Tim Haney described it in a call from Florida a few minutes ago, he was at Astros’ batting practice and asked Altuve if he’d like to try one of the Cooperstown bats. “He took it…


Bregman Glove, Verlander Jersey Due At Hall of Fame

SERIES ARTIFACTS DONATED Bregman Glove, Verlander Jersey Due At Hall of Fame COOPERSTOWN – Artifacts from the Houston Astros’ World Series victory are on their way to the Baseball Hall of Fame.  Donated after Game 7 Wednesday night in Los Angeles, they include: Glove used by Astros third baseman Alex Bregman, who made multiple highlight-reel defensive plays throughout the Series Jersey worn by Astros pitcher Justin Verlander in Game 6 Cap worn by Astros pitcher Charlie Morton in Game 7, when…


48,000 Expected For Hall of Fame Induction Weekend

HALL OF FAME INDUCTION 2015 48,000 Due In Cooperstown For Hall of Fame Weekend By LIBBY CUDMORE • for COOPERSTOWN – Comedian Jeff Foxworthy and former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw are among the 48,000 people expected to visit Cooperstown for the Hall of Fame’s Induction Weekend. Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are scheduled to be inducted into the Hall of Plaques at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in ceremonies outside the Clark Sports Center. “We’re excited!” said Craig Muder,…