National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled a new logo to
commemorate the institution's 75th anniversary next year. This is to
mark the 74th anniversary celebrations for the organization going on
in June 2013.
diamond jubilee logo will take inspiration from the iconic plaques of the
players enshrined in the Hall of Fame's location in Cooperstown. The design for
this logo includes the Hall of Fame symbol, which is inlaid with bronze of a
big facet-cut “75”, along with a diamond baseball bordered between the years
1939 and 2014. This design is filled with laurels to denote the honor that
comes with earning a place at the Hall of Fame.
new logo is to be used by the organization as it starts celebrations for the 74th
anniversary and steps into the 75th year of its existence. To honor
the diamond anniversary, the Hall of Fame will organize a variety of special
events during next year's summer to coincide with the museums opening on June
president of the museum, Jeff Idelson, was present at the unveiling and told
that the organization is entering its 75th year by giving the
starting pitch in their diamond salute. He also commented that this unveiling
was the first among many to be announced during the coming months to mark the
diamond anniversary of one of America's most respected baseball destinations.
The Hall of Fame Weekend
Hall of Fame Weekend is planned to be held in Cooperstown from July 26th
to 29th. This event will feature the induction for players who have
earned their election from Expansion Era Committee Voting that is to be
announced on December 9th this year. Also the players elected
through the Baseball Writers' Association will be inducted, and the list will
be announced in January next year.
US Mint is also commemorating this event by releasing special Commemorative
Coins in 2014. These coins will be made available for buying to honor the
historic event in American life.
1939, the museum had initiated the ceremony to commemorate the 100th
anniversary of the alleged “first game” of baseball played in Cooperstown in
June 1839. On June 12 1939, the first 4 classes of the electees to the Hall of
Fame were honored, as the process of electing players had begun three years
back in 1936.
LGH19 Productions has also announced the details
of a music event to be held at the same stage as the induction ceremony and
after 6 days of the ceremony for the Hall of Famers on August 2nd,
2014. The live event will likely have an assortment of the biggest names in the
music industry, along with various celebrities from fields like television,
baseball, and film. The event will be held at the Clark Sports Center ground to
benefit the Hall of Fame. Some of the music guests featuring in the event will
include Boston Pops Orchestra, which will be the evening's house band.