Hall of Fame Weekend: Live From Cooperstown on Monday

The Monday of Hall of Fame Weekend is usually a slow day in town because it is also getaway day for the 50-plus Hall of Famers and the two dozen other retired players who have spent several days in the village. That’s usually the case—but not this year. As I drove into town in the […]

Hall of Fame Weekend Update: Live From Cooperstown on Sunday

The Summer of Rain subsided for most of the day, allowing Rickey Henderson, Jim Rice, and the family of the late Joe Gordon to fully enjoy their afternoon in the spotlight. Except for a brief smattering of raindrops, the skies remained clear on a day filled with humid warmth in Cooperstown. The announced crowd of […]

Hall of Fame Weekend Update: Live From Cooperstown on Saturday

I think I’d like to take back my prediction that this year’s induction weekend will draw about 15,000 fans. Downtown Cooperstown was PACKED today, with Main and Pioneer streets featuring wall-to-wall foot traffic. (And hey, it didn’t even rain on what turned out to be a warm, sun-soaked day.) Given the number of people in […]