The Barnes & Noble Review
July 1998

July 26, 1998, is a day that will last forever in the mind of former baseball great Don Sutton. That day, Sutton will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Every player dreams of one day making it into the National Baseball Hall of Fame: It is the ultimate achievement in the sport.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York, officially opened on June 12, 1939, and it has been a mecca for baseball players and fans ever since. Every year more than 400,000 fans visit Cooperstown, where the Hall of Fame embraces the heroes of the game and preserves the priceless moments of baseball history.

John Thorn, baseball's foremost historian, takes readers on a tour of the legendary Cooperstown institution in his new book, Treasures of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Officially endorsed by the National Baseball Hall of Fame, this beautiful book features insightful text and 300 full-color photographs that capture the magic of baseball.

Among the artifacts of baseball history featured in this book are Cy Young's uniform, Hank Greenberg's bat, a base that Lou Brock stole, a ball Hank Aaron hit out, Babe Ruth's locker, and more. Treasures of the Baseball Hall of Fame is the premier souvenir for baseball fans across the country.