An official Path Through History Site! Featuring more than 60,000 square feet of exhibit space to display countless treasures from baseball's glorious past, there's plenty to explore at the National Baseball Hall of Fame. This attraction in Cooperstown honors the players, managers, executives, and umpires who have achieved excellence in America's pastime. Dive into baseball's history and discover the struggles and defeats that made champions and crowned World Series winners. The nearby Doubleday Field has been used for baseball since 1920 on the grounds of what was once Elihu Phinney's farm, where Abner Doubleday is said to have regularly played the game.