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Autographs from Hall’s First Induction Class Up for Bid

Stamp club member's letter to Ty Cobb.

A stamp club’s 1939 project resulted in a valuable first day cover with autographs from the first Baseball Hall of Fame induction.

Police: Cooperstown Shop Owner Shoots After Masked, Armed Man Storms In

Barry Renert

Sleepy Cooperstown was anything but on Monday morning when an armed, masked man entered a sports memorabilia store and the owner fired a shot.

Baseball Hall of Fame VIP Experience to Offer More Access to Artifacts

Baseball Hall of Fame Cooperstown

If you’ve ever thought about taking a trip to Cooperstown, this might be the time. The Baseball Hall of Fame VIP Experience launches in March with the opportunity to view artifacts not everyone gets to see.

2012 Panini Cooperstown: Hall Partnership Paying Dividends?

Ozzie Smith autograph Panini Cooperstown 2012

After showing off more images from its upcoming 2012 Panini Cooperstown product, a one-time partner may be out to prove its baseball chops.

Baseball Hall of Fame Creates New Mobile Apps

Baseball Trivia iphone app

The Baseball Hall of Fame will put some of its collection into the palm of your hand with one of its upcoming mobile apps. A trivia app has already hit the market.

Editor’s Blog: Gigantic Old Signed Photo Collection, HOF Podcast, Heritage Auction Facts

photos

News and notes including a phenomenal collection of historic signed photos.

Freese’s Torn Shirt, Home Run Bat Among Hall’s Haul

Torn jersey David Freese 2011 World Series

His teammates ripped it off his back but the Hall of Fame wanted it anyway. David Freese’s jersey will join his Game 6 bat and other items in Cooperstown.

Autographed Baseball Collection Just Part of ‘Little Cooperstown’

Autographed baseballs Dennis Schrader

A look inside the massive stash of autographed baseballs owned by Dennis Schrader, stored inside a room best described as a bunker.

Roger Maris Both Prominent and Scarce in Cooperstown

Maris auto

You won’t find a Roger Maris plaque at the Baseball Hall of Fame. He’s never been inducted. But you’ll find a special exhibit on the 50th anniversary of his record-breaking year. Finding Maris memorabilia at Cooperstown shops isn’t quite as easy.

Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2011 Memorabilia Additions

Baseball Hall of Fame

Been adding to your collection? The Baseball Hall of Fame has.

Editor’s Blog: Schilling’s Stuff, Hall of Famers Return to Cooperstown, NFL Gamers

AS Game

Schilling talks auction, the Cooperstown guest list for autograph hounds and a look at one of the hobby’s hottest niches.

Baseball Hall of Fame Reaches Visitor Milestone

Baseball Hall of Fame

An unsuspecting, but regular guest from Canada got a big welcome Friday.

2011 Hall of Fame Election: Who’s In?

Bagwell rookie card

The votes are in. Wednesday, we’ll find out whose cards and autographs might take a jump in value.

Hall of Fame Connects With Players at Series

Baseball Hall of Fame

At times battling players’ collections, memorabilia dealers and the expanding auction market means the personal touch is ultra-important in the Baseball Hall of Fame’s desire to add to its collection.

Coming Soon: Hall of Fame’s Collection On Your Computer

1912-World-Series-ticket-stub

The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum strikes a deal with a company that will digitize its massive archive of baseball history.

Huge Vintage Baseball Memorabilia Exhibit

A Florida museum’s impressive hoard of baseball treasures goes on public display this week.

Baseball Hall of Fame treasures not taken lightly

As Bruce Sutter picks up his plaque, we go inside the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown to learn a little more about those pieces that don’t wind up in the hands of collectors.

Aaron’s last home run ball in private hands

It was Hank Aaron’s 755th career home run, the last he’d ever hit. The ball was snared by a Milwaukee Brewers’ grounds crew member who later sold it. The man who now owns it says it’s final home will likely be in Cooperstown.

Reds Museum features 1919 Series items

The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum is showcasing some items from the 1919 World Series, some of it on loan from collectors and the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.

Reds Museum features 1919 Series items

The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum is showcasing some items from the 1919 World Series, some of it on loan from collectors and the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.