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  National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Among baseball fans, "Hall of Fame" means not only the museum and facility in Cooperstown, but more likely the pantheon of players, managers, umpires and builders who have been named to enshrinement there.
In 2005 the Hall completed a study on African American players between the late 19th century and the integration of the major leagues in 1947, and conducted a special election for such players in February 2006; seventeen figures from the Negro Leagues were chosen in that election, in addition to the eighteen previously selected.
An ongoing controversy facing the Hall of Fame is that of the status of Joe Jackson and Pete Rose.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baseball_Hall_of_Fame   (2636 words)

 Oakland A's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Oakland A's and the National Baseball Hall of Fame
Notable A's Artifacts at the Hall of Fame
In 1981 the Oakland A's were scheduled to play the Cincinnati Reds in the Hall of Fame Game but the players' strike cancelled the contest.
www.baseballhalloffame.org /teams/AL/as.htm   (553 words)

 Baseball Hall of Fame
Baseball highlights are infested with scenes of short fences, big muscles, and high-octane offensive explosions.
Halls of Fame are reserved for individuals and their accomplishments.
But if there were a hall of fame for entire teams, the New York Yankees would have a wing all to themselves.
www.suite101.com /welcome.cfm/baseball_hall_of_fame   (521 words)

 Baseball As America
This unprecedented four—year program, organized by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in association with 10 of the nation's leading museums, is a once-in-a-lifetime venture that only the Hall of Fame is capable of creating.
Baseball As America, a blockbuster exhibition, marks the first time the treasures of the Hall of Fame will leave their legendary home in Cooperstown to tour the country.
Baseball As America also examines how the American landscape, our language, literature, movies, and summertime living all bear the mark of a 19th-century game that continues to be identified with our nation's values and aspirations.
www.baseballasamerica.org   (390 words)

 Baseball Almanac - Baseball Hall of Fame
It is nice to be remembered." The hall of fame remembers those who were great and it finds a way to remember many who were great only once, or maybe even twice, and some who were never great at all, but still did something great for the game of baseball.
Baseball Almanac is pleased to present comprehensive checklists, quotations from and about members, links to playing statistics, ballots, and other interesting data related to hall of fame baseball players.
In 1971 the first special committee on Negro League players was established and their first selection for the National Baseball Hall of Fame was Satchel Paige.
baseball-almanac.com /hofmenu.shtml   (278 words)

 Baseball Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The 33% decline, which has cost the self-supporting Hall over $1 million already, has affected programs and poses a serious threat to the 58-year-old facility's future, Hall of Fame officials say.
The non-profit Hall of Fame, which charges $9.50 for an adult admission, drew 406,000 fans in 1993, the year before major league players struck over salary and control issues.
Hall officials, who have marketed the Hall heavily on television and at big-league ballparks, hope to begin to reverse the trend this weekend with the Hall of Fame inductions.
www.usatoday.com /sports/ssat9.htm   (516 words)

 Sout Jersey Baseball Hall of Fame
The South Jersey Baseball Coaches Association and the Camden County Hot Stovers recognized the need to immortalize those who have given a part of themselves to South Jersey baseball.
On August 15, 1988 representatives of both groups met and agreed to organize and mutually administer the South Jersey Baseball Hall of Fame.
South Jersey Baseball Hall of Fame Logo is a registered trademark and cannot be used without permission.
www.hotstovers.org /HallofFame/sjbaseballhof.html   (219 words)

 Baseball Hall of Fame
This past year I was working on a paper for a history class and determined I needed to go to Cooperstown, site of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, to use their research library..
It snowed both nights I was there, but inside the Hall of Fame it was always summer and the sun was shining.
This is the Hall of Fame plaque for Al Kaline.
userpages.wittenberg.edu /dlehman/baseball_hof.htm   (410 words)

 Category:Baseball Hall of Fame - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a category of articles related to the Baseball Hall of Fame, including those for individual inductees and honorees.
List of members of the Baseball Hall of Fame (alphabetical)
List of members of the Baseball Hall of Fame (chronological)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Baseball_Hall_of_Fame   (107 words)

Baseball Canada: Lasorda to be inducted to Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame
He was the founder and Chair, since 1979, of the Edmonton International Baseball Foundation that has organized six international baseball competitions in Edmonton, including the first-ever IBAF World Cup of Women's Baseball in 2004.
The EIBF has contributed almost a half million dollars to Baseball Canada, Baseball Alberta, and the IBAF, and has established a scholarship fund, helped finance minor baseball parks, and sponsors clinics to help players and coaches in the province of Alberta.
www.baseball.ca /eng_news_story.cfm?NewsID=797   (1596 words)

 Occidental: Athletics: Men's Baseball: Hall of Fame
The Occidental College Baseball Hall of Fame was established in 1984 to honor players whose performance on and off the field set the bar for future Oxy Baseball Players.
The following is the current list of Hall of Fame members including a brief description of their accomplishments.
Varsity Baseball Coach from 1924-1929...Tremendous knowledge of the game...Excellent teacher of the fundamentals.
departments.oxy.edu /athletics/baseball/halloffame.htm   (1113 words)

 Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame - Charles Harmon
Not only was he an accomplished baseball player but was a college All-American in basketball at the University of Toledo.
A Little League baseball park is named for him in his home town of Washington, Indiana; in the Toledo University baseball and basketball Hall of Fame, and the Evansville, Indiana Corridor Hall of Fame.
He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1995.
www.indbaseballhalloffame.org /inductees/harmon.htm   (274 words)

 Major League Baseball : History : Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the event of death of an eligible candidate, the five-year waiting period shall be reduced to six months (this has occurred three times: Lou Gehrig in 1939, Roberto Clemente in 1973 and Thurman Munson in 1979.
A Hall of Fame-sponsored study of African-American Baseball, 1860-1960, is under way.
In addition, the Hall of Fame Board of Directors will appoint an independent Screening Committee of six Hall of Fame members to identify five candidates for the Players Ballot.
mlb.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/mlb/history/mlb_history_halloffame.jsp?story=4   (531 words)

 Baseball Hall of Fame
On January 29, 2006 the latest group of baseball players were selected to join the Hall of Fame.
For example, the great Martin Dihigo is enshrined in the U.S. National Baseball Hall of Fame, Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame, Mexican Baseball Hall of Fame, and Hispanic Heritage Baseball Museum Hall of Fame.
In the year 2000 ballot Tony Perez, a 1997 member of the Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame, was selected to join Martin Dihigo, 1977, in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
www.cubanball.com /halloffame.html   (462 words)

 National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown, Baseball Hall of Fame
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown, Baseball Hall of Fame
Reliever Bruce Sutter and 17 from the pre-Negro leagues and Negro leagues eras were inducted into the Hall of Fame on July 30.
Baseball for the Classroom blog: from James Yasko of the Hall of Fame's Education Department
www.baseballhalloffame.org   (224 words)

 Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame
The sponsoring body of the hall of fame is the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association, IHSBCA, which has served the baseball coaches of Indiana since 1971.
The first inductions were in July 1979 and there are currently 91 inductees in the hall of fame in four categories, pro-player, coach-manager (high school, college, pro), contributor and veteran.
The hall of fame is open from 9 a.m.
www.indbaseballhalloffame.org   (141 words)

 ESPN.com - MLB - Sutter elected to baseball Hall of Fame
Sutter, the first pitcher elected to the Hall with no career starts, was listed on 76.9 percent of the ballots cast by 10-year members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
Pete Rose, baseball's career hits leader who has been banned from the game, received 10 write-in votes in what would have been his final year of eligibility.
Bruce Sutter was the only former player voted into the Hall of Fame on Tuesday, becoming just the fourth reliever given baseball's highest honor.
sports.espn.go.com /mlb/news/story?id=2286997   (879 words)

 Bombard the Baseball Hall of Fame - BuzzFlash Reader Commentary
However, with jerks like you in charge, baseball will continue its slide from the national pastime to one that is now more Hall of Shame, instead of Hall of Fame.
Professional baseball players deserve to have someone a little brighter than you are as its leader.
The Hall of Fame is a separate entity, but anything that detracts from professional baseball is a concern for an industry that is starving for fans.
www.buzzflash.com /contributors/03/04/10_baseball.html   (360 words)

 Bob Feller | BaseballLibrary.com
The winningest pitcher in Cleveland Indians history, in 1962 Feller became the first pitcher since charter member Walter Johnson to be elected to the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.
And in 1969 he was voted baseball's greatest living righthanded pitcher in ceremonies for professional baseball's centennial.
and Jackie Robinson are selected for the Baseball Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/F/Feller_Bob.stm   (4229 words)

 eBay - baseball hall ..., Cards, Autographs-Original items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Baseball's Hall of Fame by Ken Smith 1958 with D/J
BASEBALL POSTER, Hall of Fame, Brett, Babe Ruth
Baseball Hall of Fame Legends FDC folder fr St. Vincent
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 Upperdeck Entertainment Baseball Hall of Fame First Class Inductees Commemorative Photo Collage: Compare Prices, View ...
Baseball Hall of Fame First Class Inductees Commemorative Photo Collage
Currently there are 260 deserving members in the Hall and it all began in 1936 when the initial class of inductees was named: pitchers Walter Johnson and Christy Mathewson, eight-time National League batting champ Honus Wagner, superstar slugger Babe Ruth and the incomparable Ty Cobb.
We celebrate the Hall of Fames original five-star lineup with this beautifully designed Cooperstown First Class photo collage showing each one of the original members.
nextag.com /Upperdeck-Entertainment-Baseball-Hall-80247302/prices-html   (295 words)

Fame Forum, Volume VIII, Number 29, December 5, 2005
be payable to the NWB Hall of Fame.
"National Women's Baseball Hall of Fame" is an
www.eteamz.com /hallfame   (521 words)

 Baseball Cards Hall of Fame - Baseball Fever
Baseball Fever > General Baseball > Baseball Card Collecting & Memorabilia
Ok, I'm going along with the idea in the September 2005 issue of Beckett Baseball.
If this validates anything, it's that learning how to bunt and hit and run and turning two is more important than knowing where to find the little red light at the dug out camera.
www.baseball-fever.com /showthread.php?t=32728   (185 words)

 Hall of Fame Online Museum Store   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
July 30th marks the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s largest Induction ceremony.
Celebrate this year's special Negro league election and our Pride and Passion exhibit with a variety of merchandise from the Hall of Fame.
Become a proud member of the Hall of Fame and receive 10% off all purchases and free shipping.
www.nbhof.org   (318 words)

 Find in a Library: The Jewish baseball hall of fame : a who's who of baseball stars
Find in a Library: The Jewish baseball hall of fame : a who's who of baseball stars
The Jewish baseball hall of fame : a who's who of baseball stars
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/3b16cef06de9955ba19afeb4da09e526.html   (82 words)

 Baseball Hall of Fame Members : An Alphabetical List by Baseball Almanac
Baseball Hall of Fame Members : An Alphabetical List by Baseball Almanac
The few, the elite, the enshrined members from the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.
Listed below in alphabetical order is the complete membership to the baseball hall of fame including Negro League players, non-players, executives / pioneers, umpires and managers.
www.baseball-almanac.com /hof/hofmem.shtml   (66 words)

 Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame :: Welcome!
On September 2nd Ryan Braun (Kitchener, Ontario) made his Major League debut while pitching one scoreless inning against the White Sox for the KC Royals.
Ryan now becomes the 227th Canadian and 23rd of 2006 to play Major League Baseball.
The two teams, aged 18 & under and 16 & under, intend to train briefly outdoors this Fall, indoors beginning in late January, and run a full PBLO schedule next Spring, closing with five weekend tournaments, mostly in the USA for exposure and experience.
www.baseballhalloffame.ca   (790 words)

 2006 Hall of Fame Game Tickets, 2006 Hall of Fame Game Baseball Tickets at StubHub!
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Find out as soon as 2006 Hall of Fame Game Tickets are available to buy or sell.
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 Cooperstown New York, Coopertown Visitors Guide - From Cooperstown.Com
com welcomes you to historic Cooperstown New York home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and the Glimmerglass Opera.
Let us help you plan your trip to Cooperstown and the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
The Cooperstown Visitors' Guide is a great way to plan your trip to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown New York and the surrounding areas of Cooperstown.
www.cooperstown.com   (256 words)

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