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Cooperstown Essential Info


Cooperstown, in Central New York, is known best for its role as the Home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
The villagers believe that Abner Doubleday invented baseball on a cow pasture within the Village in 1839. (The actual origins of baseball are uncertain.)

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  1. Cooperstown is the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  2. About one-quarter of the people of Cooperstown walk to work.
  3. The most common first name among deceased individuals in Cooperstown is Mary. The most common last name among deceased individuals is Smith.
  4. No one born in Cooperstown has ever played Major League baseball.
  5. The first speeding ticket issued in Cooperstown was given out in 1906.

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