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New events expand Father's Day Classic into a weekend festivity
The annual Hall of Fame Classic is no longer going to be just about a baseball outing with dad. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum President Jeff Idelson announced Tuesday that events will be added to expand on the Father’s Day provided by the HOF. Organizers are teaming with the Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce and the village of Cooperstown to provide a more community festival-like atmosphere for not only those who travel to Cooperstown, but to entice village residents to come out and about that weekend as well.
Hall releases yearly lineup
The National Baseball Hall of Fame will pay homage to baseball’s legendary stars, unveil exhibits and create a lifetime of memories with family-friendly events in 2011, Hall officials said in a media release.
Research group gathers at Hall
Not many people are thinking about baseball in late January, with snow piled on the ground, basketball and hockey seasons in full swing, and football’s Super Bowl less than a week away.
Hall attendance drops
For the second straight year, National Baseball Hall of Fame yearly attendance decreased, according to figures released by museum official Brad Horn. The final 2010 attendance total was 281,054, down from 289,818 in 2009.
Hall cap selections announced
A Hall of Fame career is not determined over one play, one season or one award. It is earned over a career of 10 or more years of consistent excellence.
Hall of Fame to host SABR members
Some of baseball’s most passionate fans are coming to the village where the passion for baseball reigns year-round, Hall officials said in a media release.
It's Alomar, Blyleven in '11
Bert Blyleven’s long wait and Roberto Alomar’s short one are over, while Rafael Palmeiro’s seems to be just beginning.
Feller leaves lasting legacy
Many high school boys dream of one day playing in the major leagues. Bob Feller was playing in the bigs while in high school.
Pat Gillick earns Hall election
Although he was the only selection from the first Expansion Era ballot, Pat Gillick said he won’t enter the National Baseball Hall of Fame alone this summer. “I wouldn’t be here without the contributions of the scouts, players and managers on my teams,’’ said Philadelphia Phillies senior advisor Gillick, who spent 27 seasons as a major league general manager. Gillick spoke to media members during a conference call Monday, shortly after the EE results were announced during baseball’s winter meetings in Orlando, Fla.
Expansion era results to be announced
The inaugural results of the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Expansion Era ballot, formerly the Veterans Committee, will be announced on Monday, and could feature several prominent New York Yankees.
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