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Joe Torre says being in Cooperstown is 'surreal'

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Joe Torre kept his emotions in check. He'll save any...will be affixed to a wall not far from Ruth's honor. "To wind up in Cooperstown is surreal for me. To go into the Hall of Fame is one thing. When...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-25/joe-torre-says-being-coo
Old-fashioned 'base ball' is a big hit with players

...wanting to start a club," Leith said.Baseball mythology has long held the game was invented in 1839 by Abner Doubleday in Cooperstown, N.Y. But researchers now say its regulations began to be codified in the 1840s by Alexander Cartwright and the Knickerbocker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-09-20/old-fashioned-base-ball-big-hit-pla
Much more than Baseball Hall of Fame at Cooperstown

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Everyone's heard of...Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, where the annual induction ceremony...outside the house," he jokes. The Cooperstown area offers many other lodging options...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/04/liv_421076.shtml
Life & style
'Lost' Ripken lineup card in Cooperstown

...up in an unexpected place: the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., instead of a Chicago auction house. Former Orioles...both the 2,131st and 2,130th games, are on display in Cooperstown, The (Baltimore) Sun reported Tuesday. The American League...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/16/oth_247626.shtml
Other sports
Ryan, Brett, Yount await call from Cooperstown

...with Ryan, Brett and Yount hoping to get the call from Cooperstown. "If that happens, it will be the final thing that wraps...deserves to be in the NBA shrine? Induction ceremonies at Cooperstown are scheduled for July 25. The Hall of Fame exhibition will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/05/oth_249333.shtml
Other sports
Cooperstown man attempts to change RBI record

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Juan Gonzalez of the Texas Rangers may break major league baseball's RBI record. A baseball historian is trying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/16/oth_233528.shtml
Other sports
Michaux: Braves' long run of dominance is being rewarded

...chance they got.So today's Phase I induction ceremony in Cooperstown, N.Y., was quite frankly inevitable starting the moments...donned pinstripes.Whether you're watching at home, in Cooperstown or joining the celebration with fellow Braves fans at Turner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-26/michaux-braves-long-run-
Braves greats take place in Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - An impromptu tomahawk chop and chant started among thousands of Atlanta Braves fans as commissioner Bud Selig introduced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-27/braves-greats-take-place
Maddux, Glavine look to enter Cooperstown together

...tougher time getting in the first time around despite 305 victories.At some point both should have their names etched at Cooperstown. The only eligible 300-game winner not in the Hall is Roger Clemens, who was passed over in 2012 because of doping allegations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-07/maddux-glavine-look-ente
Rob Manfred chosen to succeed Bud Selig as baseball commissioner

...Manfred, whose term was not specified, grew up in Rome, New York ? about an hour's drive from the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. He must address issues that include decreased interest in baseball among younger people and an average game time that has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-14/rob-manfred-chosen-succe