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The BASEBALL RELIQUARY Inc.


THE BASEBALL RELIQUARY'S 2012 SEASON
Calendar of Exhibitions and Programs

(Check back for further details and for additional events to be added)

Information: (626) 791-7647 or terymar@earthlink.net

JULY 3-JULY 30
Baseball by the Books, an exhibition spotlighting some of the classic baseball books, both fiction and non-fiction, published since World War II – works which have made a significant contribution to the field of baseball literature and which are indispensable to any baseball library. Includes a series of original essays by baseball authors and historians on their favorite baseball books. Pasadena Central Library (Humanities Wing, Business Wing, and Centennial Room), 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA. Free admission. Library hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:00 am-9:00 pm; Friday-Saturday, 9:00 am-6:00 pm; Sunday, 1:00-5:00 pm. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (626) 744-4066 during library hours.

SUNDAY, JULY 15, 2:00 PM
Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day, ceremony honoring the 14th class of inductees to the Baseball Reliquary’s organizational hall of fame: Jim “Mudcat” Grant, Dr. Frank Jobe, and Luis Tiant. Pasadena Central Library, Donald R. Wright Auditorium, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA. Free admission. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (626) 744-4066 during library hours.

AUGUST 4-SEPTEMBER 27
Bad Moon Rising: Baseball and the Summer of ’68, an exhibition which utilizes photographs, artworks, artifacts, and documents to chronicle the extraordinary baseball season of 1968, played out against the backdrop of one of the most divisive and turbulent years in American history, marked by national tragedy and sweeping change. The exhibition is based on Tim Wendel’s book, Summer of ’68: The Season That Changed Baseball—And America—Forever. Burbank Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, California. Free admission. Library hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:30 am-9:00 pm; Friday, 9:30 am-6:00 pm; Saturday, 10:00 am-6:00 pm; closed Sunday. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (818) 238-5600 during library hours.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 19, TIME TBA
World premiere screening of Not Exactly Cooperstown: A Year in the Life of The Baseball Reliquary, produced and directed by Jon Leonoudakis. Pasadena Central Library, Donald R. Wright Auditorium, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA. Free admission. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (626) 744-4066 during library hours.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 7:00 PM
In conjunction with the exhibition, Bad Moon Rising: Baseball and the Summer of ’68, the Baseball Reliquary presents a discussion and book signing with Tim Wendel, author of Summer of ’68: The Season That Changed Baseball—And America—Forever. Wendel will also make a PowerPoint presentation of images from the book, copies of which will be available for $25.00. Burbank Central Library Auditorium, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, California. Free admission. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (818) 238-5600 during library hours.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 7:00 PM
The Baseball Reliquary hosts a screening of 0 for 37, a television drama broadcast live and recorded via kinescope in 1953 on the Philco Television Playhouse. Written by David Shaw and directed by William Corrigan during TV’s Golden Age, 0 for 37 is the story of a recently married major leaguer (played by James Broderick), considered one of the best players in the game, who goes through a prolonged batting slump, caused in large part by his worries about the new house his wife (played by Eva Marie Saint) has bought. The kinescope to be shown is from the collection of the UCLA Film and Television Archive, and will be introduced by Dan Einstein, Television Archivist. Burbank Central Library Auditorium, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, California. Free admission. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (818) 238-5600 during library hours.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, TIME TBA
The Baseball Reliquary presents a display at the 7th Annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar, to be held at the Doheny Memorial Library, USC University Park Campus. The Bazaar is hosted by the USC Libraries and sponsored by L.A. as Subject. Additional details forthcoming. Free admission. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647.

ONGOING THROUGH 2012
The Baseball Reliquary presents William Robert Steele’s Ebbets Field Replica, an exhibition of Jackie Robinson paintings (including Michael Guccione’s acclaimed “Jackie Robinson Icon”), and a display of Negro Leagues memorabilia. Jackie Robinson Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, CA. Free admission. Hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:00 am-9:00 pm; Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm; closed weekends (open by reservation). Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (626) 744-7300.

 


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