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“Eddie Gaedel Day” Celebration, August 19, 2018, Arcadia, California

Eddie Gaedel Society and Baseball Reliquary to Honor Baseball’s Mighty Mite WHERE: Matt Denny’s Ale House Restaurant, Library Room, 145 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA. Phone (626) 462-0250. Parking available in lot (behind restaurant) and on street. Walking distance from Arcadia Gold Line station. Free and open to the public (food and drink extra). Space is limited […]

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Photos from the Shrine of the Eternals 2018 Induction Day

Photographs by Jesse Saucedo Over 200 baseball fans packed the Pasadena Public Library’s Donald R. Wright Auditorium on Sunday, July 22, 2018 for the Baseball Reliquary’s 20th annual Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day. We are pleased to share a few photos from the festivities, courtesy of Jesse Saucedo. The ceremony began with a Shrine […]

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Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day: July 22, 2018

Sunday, July 22, 2018, 2:00 p.m. Donald R. Wright Auditorium, Pasadena Central Library 285 E. Walnut Street, Pasadena, California (626) 791-7647 or terymar@earthlink.net The Baseball Reliquary will present the 2018 Induction Day ceremony for its 20th class of electees to the Shrine of the Eternals on Sunday, July 22, 2018, beginning at 2:00 p.m., at […]

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San Diego Chicken to Appear at Shrine Ceremony, July 22, 2018

Shrine of the Eternals 2011 inductee Ted Giannoulas (aka the San Diego Chicken) will return to Pasadena, California on Sunday, July 22, 2018 to take part in the 20th anniversary festivities of the Baseball Reliquary’s Shrine of the Eternals. Giannoulas will be one of the afternoon’s guest speakers, and will join the Reliquary in honoring […]

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2018 Tony Salin Memorial Award Recipient: Ross Altman

The Board of Directors of the Baseball Reliquary is pleased to announce that Ross Altman has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Tony Salin Memorial Award. The award will be formally presented at the Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day on Sunday, July 22, 2018, beginning at 2:00 p.m., at the Donald R. […]

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2018 Hilda Award Recipient: Bart Wilhelm

The Board of Directors of the Baseball Reliquary is pleased to announce that Bart Wilhelm has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Hilda Award. The award will be formally presented at the Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day on Sunday, July 22, 2018, beginning at 2:00 p.m., at the Donald R. Wright Auditorium […]

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2018 Shrine of the Eternals Keynote Speaker: Dan Epstein

The Board of Directors of the Baseball Reliquary is pleased to announce that Dan Epstein will deliver the Keynote Address at the Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at the Donald R. Wright Auditorium in the Pasadena Central Library, Pasadena, California. The festivities will include the induction of the 2018 […]

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Shrine of the Eternals Class of 2018

              On May 4, 2018, the Board of Directors of the Baseball Reliquary announced the 20th class of electees to the Shrine of the Eternals. The Shrine of the Eternals is the national organization’s equivalent to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Tommy John, Rusty Staub, and Nancy Faust were […]

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2018 Paul Dickson Prize

The Institute for Baseball Studies and the Baseball Reliquary are pleased to announce that Scarlett Del Giudice is the recipient of the 2018 Paul Dickson Prize. The formal announcement was made at the Whittier College Honors Convocation on Friday, April 27, 2018, and the certificate and cash prize of $200 were presented to Scarlett at […]

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“Major League Baseball Moves West,” April 4, 2018, Whittier, CA

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018, 7:00 P.M. VILLALOBOS HALL, WHITTIER COLLEGE 13507 Earlham Drive, Whittier, California The Institute for Baseball Studies, the Baseball Reliquary, and the Historical Society of Southern California join forces to present “Major League Baseball Moves West,” a discussion and book signing, on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at Villalobos Hall, […]

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“The Stories Behind the Images: The Dodgers Photography of Rich Kee,” March 20, 2018, Whittier, CA

TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2018, 7:00 P.M. VILLALOBOS HALL, WHITTIER COLLEGE 13507 Earlham Drive, Whittier, California The Institute for Baseball Studies and the Baseball Reliquary present “The Stories Behind the Images: The Dodgers Photography of Rich Kee,” a slide presentation and talk by the man who had the good fortune to serve as the Los Angeles […]

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“Viva Cuba Béisbol: A Photographic Journey Into the Heart and Soul of Cuban Baseball,” February 7, 2018, Whittier, CA

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2018, 7:00 P.M. WARDMAN LIBRARY, WHITTIER COLLEGE 7031 Founders Hill Road, Whittier, California  “Regardless of political beliefs, differences in governance, or the chasm between cultures, through the decades there has been one common love that Americans share with our Cuban neighbors. Baseball is Cuba’s unchallenged national pastime and most beloved sport. The […]

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“From Monarchs to Barons: The Legacy of the Negro Leagues,” February 24, 2018, Pasadena, CA

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2018, 2:00 P.M. LA PINTORESCA BRANCH LIBRARY 1355 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, California In celebration of Black History Month, the Baseball Reliquary and the La Pintoresca Branch Library present “From Monarchs to Barons: The Legacy of the Negro Leagues,” a program spotlighting the great teams and players of the black professional baseball […]

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Candidates for 2018 Election of the Shrine of the Eternals

The Baseball Reliquary, Inc. has announced its list of fifty eligible candidates for the 2018 election of the Shrine of the Eternals, the membership organization’s equivalent to the Baseball Hall of Fame. This year marks the twentieth annual election of the Shrine, a major national component of the Baseball Reliquary, a Southern California-based organization dedicated […]

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“Desert Diamonds Behind Barbed Wire,” February 10, 2018, Pasadena, CA

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2018, 2:00 P.M. ALLENDALE BRANCH LIBRARY 1130 S. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, California In collaboration with the Pasadena Public Library’s NEA “Big Read” project, the Baseball Reliquary and the Allendale Branch Library present “Desert Diamonds Behind Barbed Wire,” a program with author, filmmaker, and historian Kerry Yo Nakagawa. Behind the barbed wire of […]

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“Baseball: A Global Pastime” Panel Discussion

Date & Time: Saturday, September 23, 2017, 2:00 p.m. Location: Cay Mortenson Auditorium, Arcadia Public Library Address: 20 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia, California 91006 In conjunction with the exhibition “Baseball: A Global Pastime” (on view through October 26 at the Arcadia Public Library), the Baseball Reliquary presents a panel discussion on the global impact of baseball on Saturday, […]

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