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
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • Sports. A significant historical date for this entry is June 12, 1939.
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. This marker is on the building to the left of the main entrance into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Touch for map. 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); Tunnicliff Inn (about 400 feet away); Pomeroy Place (about 500 feet away); Susan B. Anthony (about 700 feet away); Emancipation Day Council Rock (about 800 feet away); Clinton's Dam (about 800 feet 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 810 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on January 21, 2022, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. 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. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.