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Baseball Hall Of Fame Hosting In-Person Ceremony Sept. 8

Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown in the winter of 2021
Ian Pickus
Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown in the winter of 2021

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will host an in-person induction ceremony this summer after all. The Hall of Fame says its induction ceremony will be September 8 at 1:30 p.m. in Cooperstown.

The limited ticket event will honor Class of 2020 inductees Derek Jeter, Larry Walker, Marvin Miller and Ted Simmons after the coronavirus pandemic scrapped last year’s ceremony for the first time since 1960. There were no 2021 inductees.

Free tickets will be available on the Hall’s websitestarting July 12. Seating will be designated by vaccination status.

The Awards Presentation will remain an indoor televised event July 24. That is closed to the public.

A lifelong resident of the Capital Region, Ian joined WAMC in late 2008 and became news director in 2013. He began working on Morning Edition and has produced The Capitol Connection, Congressional Corner, and several other WAMC programs. Ian can also be heard as the host of the WAMC News Podcast and on The Roundtable and various newscasts. Ian holds a BA in English and journalism and an MA in English, both from the University at Albany, where he has taught journalism since 2013.
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