The newest members of the Baseball Hall of Fame are Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza. Griffey Jr. was named on all but three ballots, the highest percentage to date.
A minor league clubhouse gig leads to rubbing elbows with Hall of Famer Randy Johnson – and securing a few items before his departure, some of which now reside in Cooperstown.
Atlanta Braves fans were in nirvana in Cooperstown this year when three of their own made baseball’s biggest stage – Bobby Cox, Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine.
Cooperstown was bustling and back to big crowds thanks to a large induction class, drawing many other major leaguers to the mix. Here’s the rundown of signers and the scene in upstate New York.
The 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame induction weekend lacked marquee names, rain prevailed and attendance was paltry as a result. However, a stable of Hall of Fame members and other baseball noteworthys still showed up, creating opportunities for autographs and some stories.
For those with the pocket change – close to $10,000 – there is an opportunity to take the ultimate baseball trip, visiting MLB parks, historic spots, the All-Star Game festivities, the Baseball HOF and more, all while sitting in the lap of luxury.
Fresh off an agreement with the National Baseball Hall of fame earlier this year, Panini has announced a new set: Cooperstown Baseball, featuring – you guessed it – members of the most hallowed hall of all. Product releases in July, with the chance for collectors to win a trip to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.