Book Now for Baseball Hall of Fame Weekend
ALBANY, NY–(Marketwire – July 16, 2010) – Baseball fans will want to savor the excitement of one of the sport’s most impressive weekend events July 23-26 in Cooperstown, NY as three legendary players are inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame during Hall of Fame Weekend 2010. Hotels near Albany Airport offer great locations for participating in the four-day event which this year honors All-Star outfielder Andre Dawson, long-time umpire Doug Harvey and division-winning manager Whitey Herzog.
With a convenient location just off I-87, the Albany Marriott offers baseball fans first-class accommodations that set the standard among Albany Airport hotels. Guests will find well appointed rooms and concierge-level rooms for added comfort for business travelers and families. The hotel also offers the latest in technology and high-speed Internet access so guests can stay abreast of their business endeavors, as well as cable/satellite television and in-room movies.
Baseball enthusiasts will find an unending collection of baseball memorabilia, books, documents and photographs portraying the story of baseball at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. More than 38,000 three-dimensional artifacts are among the facility’s permanent collection and are used to tell the story of nearly 200 years of baseball memories. While in Albany, families may also wish to visit other area attractions such as the Saratoga Race Track or the Empire State Plaza. Hotel accommodations that offer easy access, onsite restaurants and complimentary airport shuttle service to and from Albany International Airport will make the weekend memorable and carefree.
The Baseball Hall of Fame Weekend 2010 is a perfect opportunity for baseball fans to experience firsthand the excitement and nostalgia the sport has generated for decades. The induction of Dawson, Harvey and Herzog will bring the total number of men and women elected into the Hall of Fame to 292. Induction ceremonies will be held beginning at 1:30 p.m. (ET) Sunday, July 25 at the Clark Sports Center. Admission is free and open to the public. In honor of the festivities and to accommodate the large number of people attending the weekend of events, the Hall of Fame and Museum will maintain special hours of operation. Guests will find additional information at http://baseballhall.org/.
About the Albany Marriott Hotel
The Albany Marriott Hotel is a distinctive, upscale hotel perfect for both business and social events and offering guests some of the finest amenities offered by Times Union Center Albany hotels. For relaxation, the hotel features an indoor/outdoor pool, hydrotherapy pool and onsite fitness center. Luxury bedding ensembles featuring crisp linens and plush pillows are provided to help ensure a restful night’s sleep.