COOPERSTOWN, NY – As part of Youth Baseball Week, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will give visitors the chance to create their own needlework projects by hosting Stitch ‘N Pitch, a program of the National Needlearts Association, on Sunday, April 19, starting at 10 a.m. and running throughout the day.
Admission to the Stitch ’N Pitch program is open to all museum visitors with a paid admission. The event will consist of an interactive session where visitors can use their hands to stitch a baseball-themed needlepoint or crochet project which can be brought home.
Patterns featuring baseball bats and wristbands will be available to fans, and more intricate designs will also be on display.
Stitch ‘N Pitch, a program of The National Needlearts Association, has taken baseball by storm over the past few years. Numerous major league and countless minor league organizations have hosted Stitch ‘N Pitch events over the past three summers. More information on the organization is available at www.StitchNPitch.com.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., seven days a week until Memorial Day Weekend. Summer hours are from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. daily through Labor Day. Ticket prices are $16.50 for adults (13 and over), $11 for seniors (65 and over) and for those holding current memberships in the VFW, Disabled American Veterans, American Legion and AMVets organizations, and $6 for juniors (ages 7-12). Members are always admitted free of charge and there is no charge for children 6 years of age or younger. For more information, visit our website at baseballhall.org or call 888-HALL-OF-FAME (888-425-5633) or 607-547-7200.