The museum is owned and operated by a nonprofit corporation, the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce. The Baseball Museum Committee was created in 1999 as a subcommittee of the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce.
Collecting, through donation, baseball artifacts, works of art, literature, photographs, memorabilia and related materials which focus on the careers of players, managers, coaches and media personalities.Preserving the collections by adhering to professional. museum standards with respect to conservation and maintaining a permanent record of holdings through documentation, study, research, cataloging and publication.
Exhibiting material in permanent gallery space, organizing on-site changing exhibitions on various themes, working with other individuals or organizations to exhibit loaned material of significance with regard to Nebraskan's in baseball and providing related research facilities.
Honoring, by enshrinement, those individuals who had exceptional careers, and recognizing others for their significant achievements.