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A village of east-central New York west-southwest of Schenectady. It was founded in 1787 by William Cooper, the father of James Fenimore Cooper, who used the region as the setting for his Leatherstocking Tales. The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is here.
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(ˈku pərzˌtaʊn, ˈkʊp ərz-)

a town in central New York: location of National Baseball Hall of Fame. 2342.
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Noun1.Cooperstown - a small town in east central New YorkCooperstown - a small town in east central New York; site of the National Baseball Hall of Fame
National Baseball Hall of Fame - a Hall of Fame and museum in Cooperstown, New York, honoring great baseball players
Empire State, New York State, NY, New York - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
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Cooper was born at Burlington, New Jersey, 15th Sept., 1789, and died at Cooperstown, New York (which took its name from his father), 14th Sept., 1851.
1837; (Italy) 1838; The American Democrat, 1838; Homeward Bound, 1838; The Chronicles of Cooperstown, 1838; Home as Found (Eve Effingham),
Baines was inducted into Cooperstown on July 21, mainly because he had 2,866 career hits and 1,628 RBI.
When Idelson's obligations at the Hall of Fame end with the 2019 Induction Weekend (July 20-21), Cooperstown will literally be in his rear-view mirror as he makes his way across iconic Route 66 in a customized RV.
Published by Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, NY, 2016, 520 pages, hard cover, $60, ISBN #978-0-917334-48-1.
The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, 2017-2018
The shrine to the national pastime in Cooperstown, New York, recently opened an exhibit on the Jewish player, who gained more attention for his espionage than a 15-year career in which he finished with a batting average of .243 and six home runs.
AMOUNT: $473,579.6 AWARDED TO: Pheifer Brothers Construction Co., Neenah PROJECT: Cooperstown in town of New Denmark, Brown County [divider] 9.
This years convention will begin on May 30 and will be held at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown. GRAWA is also in the midst of planning a fun-filled event to celebrate Gretas milestone and to celebrate our first GRAWA member to become president of WBASNY (Rumor has it that we may even have a few tricks up our sleeves for this event!).
The disturbing part is that it comes directly from the Hall (that's the return address on his email) and, as such, appears to be a strong-arming plea from Cooperstown executives speaking through Morgan.
Rovell, a Mets fan, asked his dad to get either a couple Mets prospects, or Phil Plantier (any Red Sox fan will know this name), or Craig Biggio, the Astros' third-year catcher who would also make it to Cooperstown.