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MLB Commissioner Manfred, Hall of Fame pitcher Smoltz to appear Thursday at Field of Dreams

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines (blog) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
DYERSVILLE - Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred and Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz will appear Thursday at the “Field of Dreams” movie site to announce details of the touring National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Manfred and ...

State to consider new lottery game to fund history museum

Washington Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Democratic state Rep. Ken Marshall introduced a bill last week that would create a game called the “Heritage Hall of Fame Baseball Lottery Game.” The proposal would help fund the construction of a “Hall of Fame and Rhode Island History Center Building.”.

Griffey visits Cooperstown but stays away from Hall of Fame

Oneonta Daily Star - ‎11 hours ago‎
Ken Griffey Jr. visited Cooperstown on Tuesday for a mini-orientation regarding his 2016 election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Hall Vice-President of Communications & Education Jon Shestakofsky said via email. Shestakofsky said Griffey did ...
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MLB commissioner to visit Field of Dreams next week

Dubuque Telegraph Herald - ‎May 19, 2016‎
He also will provide details about the exhibits and artifacts that will be featured on the tour from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y., according to a press release. Denise Stillman, president and CEO of Go the Distance ...
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COLUMN: Rivalry between 'Dogs, Rebels going strong

Hattiesburg American - ‎13 hours ago‎
Yes, and Dudy Noble - the person, not the field - rolled over in his grave. There were exceedingly extenuating ... State fans to an Ole Miss victory.

For these Americans, sewing the Stars and Stripes is a labor of love

Kansas City Star - ‎14 hours ago‎
Deki Yangzom sits at a sewing machine in the production area of Allied Flag, hemming the stars and stripes together that will become American flags. For more than 50 years Allied .... Closer to home, the city of Shawnee, the National World War I Museum ...

Should the Baseball Hall of Fame relocate from Cooperstown to New York City?

YES Network - ‎May 14, 2016‎
"The Hall of Fame does a disservice," Rakich wrote, "to fans-and to itself-by housing the most important artifacts of our national sport in a place where so few people can go to see them. Instead, the museum ought to make its home in the capital of ...

2016 Area Sports Briefs

Oneonta Daily Star - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown will host its fifth annual Be A Superior Example Race on Saturday as part of Hall of Fame Classic Weekend. ... Night at the Museum tickets include a game ticket and must be purchased in advance. Cost is ...

Danica Patrick hasn't received the same patience afforded to other NASCAR drivers entering the sport

CL Charlotte - ‎1 hour ago‎
Twenty five years after the release of Susan Faludi's book, Backlash: The Undeclared War on American Women, the backlash she spoke about remains, even as women around the world continue to shatter glass ceilings.

Schmuck: Geraldine Day honors late husband, Hall of Famer Leon at Negro League Day

Baltimore Sun - ‎May 14, 2016‎
He passed away in 1995 - the year he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame - and his widow has spent the past couple of decades making sure he will never be forgotten.

Sports Hall of Fame inducts its top 10 for 2016

The News Journal - ‎10 hours ago‎
WILMINGTON - For a tiny state, Delaware flexed its athletic muscle once again Tuesday night at the Chase Center on the Riverfront.

Bill would finance a RIheritage museum one lottery ticket at a time

The Providence Journal - ‎May 23, 2016‎
As legislators head into the likely final weeks of the session, a bill has emerged creating the "Heritage Hall of Fame Baseball Lottery Game." Legislation calls for the net revenues from the first six months to be turned over to the Rhode Island ...

Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen on band's entry into Rock and Rock Hall of Fame

Washington Times - ‎May 22, 2016‎
When Cheap Trick was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April, the world of rock fans crowed a collective “about damn time!

Dodgers mailbag: Does Chase Utley belong in the Hall of Fame?

Los Angeles Times - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Let's ignore the cases of Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens, two of the greatest players of all time, a duo that obviously belongs inside a museum dedicated to baseball. Plenty of deserving players without the taint of performance-enhancing drugs - Tim ...

Jackie Robinson's first contracts on display at National Constitution Center

Philly.com - ‎May 23, 2016‎
They are the groundbreaking contracts that Jackie Robinson signed when he shattered baseball's long-entrenched color barrier and changed American society forever. And from Thursday until June 5, they will be on display here at the National Constitution ...

Lehigh's Jordan Wood wins prestigious wrestling tournament

Allentown Morning Call - ‎May 23, 2016‎
All of this year's Academic All Americans will be recognized in the National High School Sports Hall of Fame Museum, which is currently in the planning stage. Farber finished sixth at the PIAA 2A state tournament and went 34-5 to improve his career ...

Move the Hall of Fame from Cooperstown to NYC? Don't be ridiculous

Sporting News - ‎May 13, 2016‎
The thrust: The Baseball Hall of Fame is struggling to attract visitors because of its remote location in Cooperstown, N.Y.
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Mississippi State Baseball Freshman Jake Mangum wins Ferriss Trophy

Maroon and White Nation - ‎May 23, 2016‎
There were five finalists for the award. Three of the finalists came from Mississippi State, one from Ole Miss, and one from Delta State.
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In final year of eligibility, Tim Raines upbeat over Hall of Fame chances

Chicago Tribune - ‎May 20, 2016‎
"When you break down his numbers with some other people, I think he ranks right up there with anybody," Ventura said. The Negro League Baseball Museum deemed Raines worthy of induction in its 2016 "Hall of Game" class along with Dawson, Orlando ...

In the Community: Student-Athletes earn nods from Pa. Sports Hall of Fame

The Delaware County Daily Times - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Frank May, left, president of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame's Delaware County Chapter, and Phillies broadcaster Ben Davis, center, who was guest speaker, helped honor the student-athlete award winners at the chapter's spring sports award ...
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