Cooperstown in Otsego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of the First National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction
— June 12, 1939 —
Hall of Fame Induction,
June 12, 1939
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Grover Alexander, Ty Cobb,
Eddie Collins, Walter Johnson,
Nap Lajoie, Connie Mack,
Babe Ruth, George Sisler, Tris Speaker,
Honus Wagner and Cy Young
Location. 42° 42.007′ N, 74° 55.384′ W. Marker is in Cooperstown, New York, in Otsego County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This marker is on the building to the left of the main entrance into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Marker is in this post office area: Cooperstown NY 13326, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Croghan (within shouting distance of this marker); Otsego Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Council Rock (about 800 feet away); Clinton's Dam (about 800 feet away); Oldest Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Doubleday Field (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Clinton's Dam (approx. 0.2 miles away); Indian Grave (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cooperstown.
1. 75 Years Ago
June 12, 2014 - Marks Seventy Five years since the first induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
— Submitted June 10, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 615 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on July 10, 2018, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.