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This summer or fall, take a swing at Vintage Base Ball or reminisce about "The Game" any time of year by visiting these Museums of baseball history. (Armchair travellers, the websites themselves are fun.)

Baltimore, Maryland offers a “double-header” museum at the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Orioles Museum, featuring both the life of a legend and the history of a legendary team.

Cal Ripken fans should make a stop in Aberdeen, Maryland, to see the objects and facts exhibited at the Ripken Museum.

Every self-respecting baseball fan ought to visit National Baseball Hall of Fame at Cooperstown in upstate New York to see the exhibits, collections and extensive baseball memorabilia.

New York City fans and visitors with a love for the game should learn about a popular variant: The Museum of the City of New York Stickball Hall of Fame.

New Jersey celebrates a legend at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center, Montclair State University.

Got a Little Leaguer in the family? Then head over to the Little League Museum in South Williamsport, PA to learn more about the ranks of petite players.

Check out the Chicago White Sox Hall of fame (aka Comiskey Park Hall of Fame) in Chicago, Illinois. The museum is located on the on the Main Concourse, inside the Gift Shop behind home plate at U.S Cellular field (aka New Comiskey Park).

Find out what it takes for student athletes to make the grade at the NCAA Hall of Champions in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Visit the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame in St. Louis, Missouri for a history of the Cardinals and a complete history of baseball in St. Louis, including old teams, Negro leagues, and parks.

Visit the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Missouri (and play Shadowball on this ThinkQuest site--made by kids.)

Learn the stories of Nebraskans (Wade Boggs is one among many!) who have made an impact on baseball at The Museum of Nebraska Major League Baseball in St. Paul, Nebraska

The balls are bigger but the stories and statistics are no less interesting at the ASA National Softball Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Record-breakers with their own hometown museums: Bob Feller in Van Meter, Iowa, and Roger Maris in Fargo, North Dakota.

Visit the Ted Williams Museum and Hitters Hall of Fame in Hernando, Florida, to recognize the contributions of Ted Williams, and other great hitters, to baseball history.

Learn how the best bats are made at the Louisville Slugger Museum in Louisville, Kentucky.

See the fascinating exhibits at the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame in Jackson, Mississippi, including the Dizzy Dean Gallery, and the Methodist Rehabilitation Center Sports Medicine Exhibit.

Experience a Nolan Ryan fastball in an interactive exhibit at the Nolan Ryan Center at Alvin Community College in Alvin, Texas.

Come learn about baseball legend Ty Cobb in his hometown of Royston, Georgia.

Take a morning tour of either the Ivan Allen Jr. Braves Museum and Hall of Fame at Turner Field, Altanta or at Legends of the Game Baseball Museum at the Ballpark in Arlington (home of the Texas Rangers), and stay for an afternoon game.


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