(redirected from Cooperstown, New York)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


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.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(ˈku pərzˌtaʊn, ˈkʊp ərz-)

a town in central New York: location of National Baseball Hall of Fame. 2342.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
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.
On a hot, steamy afternoon in Cooperstown, New York, Thomas tuned up the heat even more with an emotional speech that ran almost 20 minutes.
| 1839: Abner Doubleday was credited with inventing baseball in Cooperstown, New York.
Two new publications come to us from relatively remote locations; Cody, Wyoming and Cooperstown, New York. And two men from completely different backgrounds, possessed a shared vision of how to bring their awesome collections to a much larger audience.
Google Doodle on Friday honored the first Latin American player enshrined at the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.
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.
Hogan said the majority of that flows from upstream, where the Susquehanna starts near Cooperstown, New York, and passes through Pennsylvania before terminating into the bay in Maryland.
1839: Abner Doubleday was credited with inventing baseball in Cooperstown, New York. 1842: Thomas Arnold, headmaster of Rugby School, died the day before his 47th birthday.
Kukenberger, MT, of Cooperstown, New York, was certified in 1994.
Ms Jones' representative, Judy Miller Silverman, said the singer died in hospital in Cooperstown, New York, on Friday after suffering pancreatic cancer.
LICONY held its 15th Annual Legislative & Regulatory Conference on October 7-9, 2015 at The Otesaga Hotel in Cooperstown, New York, with over 200 in attendance.