Monthly Archives: October 2012

Wabash Hall Of Fame Videos

Enjoy the videos from the students along with an introduction from Professor McDorman. There is also a Final Thoughts video featuring Deans Klein and Raters.

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Final Reflections on the Cooperstown Immersion Experience

The trip taken by “Baseball and American Identity” to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York was my first immersion experience—and it exceeded my expectations. As the blog entries by students and staff attest, the … Continue reading

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The City of Cooperstown

Our week at Cooperstown has been one for the record books. Not once had many of us ever thought of making the pilgrimage to the quaint town of Cooperstown to reflect on some of baseball’s greatest. But nothing may be … Continue reading

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Trip Overview

I can’t think of a better place to have spent Fall Break than at the Baseball Hall of Fame. As a baseball fan, you only dream of being surrounded by all the history the museum has to offer; I never … Continue reading

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The 9th Inning

As a whole the trip was more than successful. It started with the experience of the plaque room which was where every one of us rushed to see our favorite Hall of Famers the instant we were in the building. … Continue reading

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Wabash at the Hall of Fame

Our three-day visit to the Baseball Hall of Fame has been exhilarating on both a personal and professional level. I knew my son, Justin, and I were in for a great experience, but it’s been even better than imagined. As … Continue reading

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Friday in Cooperstown

Our day started off bright and early around 8:30am when we met on the first floor of the hotel for breakfast. We all chatted about the MLB playoff games from the night before and gave our predictions for the upcoming … Continue reading

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All In The Family

My last trip to Cooperstown was twenty years ago. I took my parents here to celebrate the induction of Tom Seaver. Tom was my childhood hero who led the Miracle Mets to the World Championship in 1969. It was a … Continue reading

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Archival Research Day 2

Archival research was back under way today with the second group starting the research today. I was lucky enough to be able and spend time doing research on my Hall of Fame play, Sam Rice. To give a little background … Continue reading

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Erik Strohl

We received the pleasure of getting to talk with Erik Strohl is the Senior Director of Exhibitions and Collections for the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Strohl was an intern at the Baseball Hall of Fame, and then attended to … Continue reading

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