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Lee Smith

Golf Tourney Raises $50K For Pathfinder Scholarships

HALL OF FAMER LEE SMITH HOSTS

Golf Tourney Raises $50K

For Pathfinder Scholarships

The team of Wait, Hayford, Schlather and Mirabito poses with new Hall of Fame Member Lee Smith on the 18th green during the Pathfinder Village-Baseball Hall of Fame Golf Invitational at The Otesaga’s Leatherstocking Golf Course on Tuesday, Sept. 4. (Photo by Milo Stewart Jr./ National Baseball Hall of Fame)

COOPERSTOWN – The team of Bob Schlather, Jeff Wait, Denny Mirabito and Earle Hayford combined for a first-place win at the Pathfinder Village-Baseball Hall of Fame Golf Invitational Tuesday, Sept. 4, at the Leatherstocking Golf Course.

The charity event raised an estimated $50,000 in support of scholarships at Pathfinder, the Edmeston community for people with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities. Another $12,000 will go toward the Hall of Fame ongoing educational programs.

Hall Of Famer Lee Smith Returns For Golf Tourney

CELEBRITY TOURS PATHFINDER

Hall Of Famer Lee Smith

Returns For Golf Tourney

Hall of Famer Lee Smith and wife Dyana, in back row, toured Pathfinder Village yesterday, along with Hall President Tim Mead, back left. Smith is celebrity host at the Pathfinder Village-Hall of Fame Celebrity Tournament underway today at the Leatherstocking Golf Course.

COOPERSTOWN – Class of 2019 Hall of Famer Lee Smith has returned this week to the scene of his Induction as celebrity host for the Pathfinder Village-Baseball Hall of Fame Golf Invitational, which begins today at the Leatherstocking Golf Course.

The former Chicago Cub will join 23 amateur foursomes on the 18th to support a golf event that raises scholarship funds for Pathfinder Village, the residential community in Edmeston for people with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities.

Baseball Hall Of Fame Welcomes Class of ’19

HALL OF FAME INDUCTION 2019

Baseball Hall Of Fame

Welcomes Class Of ’19

55,000 Fans Attended, 2nd Largest

The 2019 inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame – from left, Harold Baines, Lee Smith, Edgar Martinez, Michael Mussina, Mariano Rivera, and Brandy Halladay, accepting the plaque posthumously on behalf of her husband Roy Halladay – pose for a group photo on the stage following their Induction ceremony earlier today in the field next to the Clark Sports Center.  If your eyes were good, you may have even spotted Laurentino Cortizo, right, the President of Panama, who was in the crowd with fellow Panamanians to witness and celebrate their countryman Rivera’s induction.  The Hall announced this evening that 55,000 fans attended the ceremony, making it the second-largest, after the Cal Ripken Jr./Tony Gwynn weekend in 2007. (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

Lee Smith Third Of Six To Get HoF Orientation

Lee Smith Third Of Six

To Get HoF Orientation

Lee Smith, considered one of the most dominant relief pitchers in baseball history, flashes a grin as he enters the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Hall of Plaques a few minutes ago. He is the third of six Class of 2019 members to undergo orientation at baseball’s mecca at 25 Main St.   He played with eight teams, starting with the Chicago Cubs in 1980 and ending with the Montreal Expos in 1997. With him is wife Cheryl and Erik Strohl, Hall vice president/collections & exhibitions. Induction will be Sunday, July 21, in the fields next to the Clark Sports Center. (Jim Kevlin/AllOTSEGO.com)
Steinbrenner Out, Smith, Baines In At Baseball Hall of Fame

Steinbrenner Out; Smith,

Baines In At Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN – Yankees owner and manager George Steinbrenner received fewer than five votes from the 16 member Today’s Game committee, denying him a chance to be enshrined at the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Meanwhile, relief pitcher Lee Smith and White Sox designated hitter Harold Baines will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as part of the Today’s Game ballot.

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