COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., May 22 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama is taking a day trip to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown as part of an effort to promote American tourism. He is the first sitting president to visit Cooperstown.
"The amount they have invested in the Baseball Hall of Fame is incredible,'' New York Senator Kristen Gillibrand told the Journal News. "It is this extraordinary archive now. They cover all these eras in time. They make all this history understandable to kids.''