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Happy 75th, Cooperstown!

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No need for an umpire’s call: Cooperstown, New York, runs on baseball. And as the Baseball Hall of Fame celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2014, baseball lovers can cheer more than one milestone. July 27 also brings a new batch of inductees (including star players Frank Thomas and Tom Glavine) following last year’s steroids-disqualified dry spell.

Cracking the Curse of the Billy Goat

Imagine walking 2,000 miles in three months – that’s nearly the distance of a marathon each day – through hot deserts and sticky humidity, with horribly blistered feet, and heavy packs.

Then imagine enduring that with a stubborn goat.

The Radar: Hidden Tuscany, Walking with Giants, MLB Travel Favorites

The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the Web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the Web #ngtradar. Check back on the blog for our roundups. Photograph by Ramesh Prabhu, My Shot.

The Radar: Best of Santa Monica, What to Do When Stranded, Hotel Deals for Baseball Fans

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Stay active in Santa Monica this summer: rent a bike, take surf lessons, or explore one of the more than 80 trails in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. [Dabble Mag] The summer travel season has officially begun, which means crowded airports and the occasional flight cancellation. Here are a few tips to deal…

Fields of Green

We blogged last week about D.C.’s new baseball stadium, Nationals Park, the first LEED-certified ballfield in the country. Well, this weekend I had a chance to check out the park myself, heading over to the Navy Yard section of town for Saturday night’s exhibition game. And let me tell you, I was impressed. It’s not…

Take Me Out to the…Museum?

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Today’s postcard from contributing editor Andrew Nelson offers more of America’s pastime for those of you not already exhausted from the World Series: With the World Series all wrapped up, baseball fanatics who like to roam may want to head south to the National World War II Museum (945 Magazine St.; +1 504 527 6012)…