Padres, Cubs to play in final Baseball Hall of Fame Game

Updated: January 29, 2008, 5:26 PM ET
Associated Press

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- There is no joy at Doubleday Field. Major League Baseball has struck out.

Nearly 70 years after the tradition began, the Baseball Hall of Fame Game will end after this year's game between the Chicago Cubs and San Diego Padres on June 16. Officials at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum said Tuesday that Major League Baseball decided keeping the game was too difficult because of the complexities of the major league schedule and "all its inherent challenges."

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