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2008 Summer Events at the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
1) Baseball Study by Elementary and Junior High School Students
Saturday, July 19, 2008 through Sunday, August 31, 2008 at the Baseball Library

Baseball terminology, stadiums, equipment, statistics, and history of baseball will provide good topics for free study by elementary and junior high school students during their summer vacation.
The two librarians and student assistants will be ready to show them how to read books in the library and use artifacts on display in all sections of the baseball museum to help them do their free study.(Photo above from 2007)

2) Demonstration of bat making
Tuesday, August 19, 2008 and the following day at the Baseball Hall of Fame
11:00-12:00, 13:30-14:30, 15:00-16:00
In cooperation with Mizuno Corporation.

It will mark the 5th year of bat making demonstration at the Baseball Museum.
The craftsman at work will welcome any questions on bat making.
(Photo below from 2007)

3) Hands-on Experience of Producing a Glove by a parent-child team
13:00-15:00 Thursday, August 21, 2008 at the Baseball Hall of Fame
In cooperation with Mizuno Corporation.

Entry: 10 pairs of elementary school student and his/her parent. Entry fee 3,500 yen per pair including admission tickets. When their glove is completed, the entrants can take it home. Explanation will be given in Japanese.
The application will be accepted by a postcard or an application form within the museum, with applicants' names, address (and e-mail address), phone number, and his/her dominant hand. The deadline will be Friday, July 13. Successful applicants (decided by lot) will be notified later from the Museum.
Mailing address: c/o Glove-making by parent-child teams
The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
3-61, Koraku-1-chome, Bunkyo-ku, 112-0004,

4) Special Exhibition: Baseball and the Olympics ~ Hurrah for Hoshino Japan.
Tuesday, July 1, 2008 through Sunday, September 28, 2008
At the Exhibition Hall of the Baseball Museum
Under the auspices of the Japanese Olympic Committee and Japan Baseball
(For details, see Exhibition)

5) Special Exhibition: 2008 Hall of Famers
Saturday, August 2, 2008 through Sunday, September 28, 2008
At the Baseball Hall of Fame
(For details, see Hall of Fame News)

1 No extra charges for these events.
2 Hours: 10:00~18:00. The last admission is 17:30
3 In July, August and September, the Baseball Museum will be closed on the following Mondays: July 7, September 22 and 29


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