Cooperstown, New York takes the national stage this weekend as the legends of the game return for Hall of Fame Weekend.
With a record-tying six living inductees, all are scheduled to be in attendance. Three electees emerged from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America vote in January: Two-time National League Cy Young Award winner and 305-game winner Tom Glavine; four-time NL Cy Young Award winner and 355-game winner Greg Maddux; and two-time American League Most Valuable Player and 500-home run club member Frank Thomas. The December 2013 Expansion Era Committee election produced three electees for induction: Managers Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre, each of whom rank in in the Top 5 all-time among managerial victories.
The six newest inductees bring the total to 306 Hall of Fame members, 66 of whom are living.
The Induction Ceremony will be shown live on MLB Network, which is available in more than 70 million homes nationwide.
Hall of Fame Weekend 2014 will be held from July 25-28th.The Class of 2014 will be enshrined at 1:30 p.m. July 27th at the Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown. http://baseballhall.org
Photo John Raoux/AP