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Candidates for 2017 Election of the Shrine of the Eternals

The Baseball Reliquary, Inc. has announced its list of fifty eligible candidates for the 2017 election of the Shrine of the Eternals, the membership organization’s equivalent to the Baseball Hall of Fame. This year marks the nineteenth annual election of the Shrine, a major national component of the Baseball Reliquary, a Southern California-based organization dedicated […]

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Bazaar Baseball, October 15, 2016

The Baseball Reliquary and Institute for Baseball Studies were among the more than 80 exhibitors at the 11th Annual Los Angeles Archives Bazaar, held on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at USC’s Doheny Memorial Library.  The Reliquary and Institute shared adjoining tables, and presented displays featuring Los Angeles baseball icons Steve Bilko and Emmett Ashford, and […]

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“Viva Cuba Béisbol: A Photographic Journey Into the Heart and Soul of Cuban Baseball,” Sept. 27, Burbank, CA

A Lecture/Slide Presentation and Book Signing by Byron Motley Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 7:00 p.m. Burbank Central Library Auditorium 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, California In conjunction with its exhibition, “Feeling the Heat: Cuba’s Baseball Heritage,” the Baseball Reliquary presents “Viva Cuba Béisbol: A Photographic Journey Into the Heart and Soul of Cuban Baseball,” a […]

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“Feeling the Heat: Cuba’s Baseball Heritage,” Aug. 6-Sept. 29, Burbank, CA

Exhibition: August 6-September 29, 2016 Curated by Terry Cannon and Mark Rucker The Baseball Reliquary presents “Feeling the Heat: Cuba’s Baseball Heritage,” an exhibition utilizing photographs, artworks, and artifacts to document aspects of Cuba’s fascinating baseball history, at the Burbank Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, California.  Curated by Terry Cannon and Mark Rucker, […]

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Shrine of the Eternals 2016 Induction Day Recap

PHOTOGRAPHS BY JESSE SAUCEDO On July 17, 2016, the Baseball Reliquary hosted its 18th Annual Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day at the Pasadena Central Library’s Donald R. Wright Auditorium.  We are pleased to share this gallery of photographs by Jesse Saucedo, which provides a visual overview of the festivities.      Over 200 Reliquarians […]

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Shrine of the Eternals 2016 Keynote Address

Delivered by Michael Fallon on July 17, 2016, Pasadena Central Library, Pasadena, California Good afternoon. I am very honored to be here today, and I would like to thank the Baseball Reliquary, and especially Terry Cannon, for extending an invitation to speak to you. I also would like to commend this year’s inductees to the […]

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Women’s Collection Donated to Institute for Baseball Studies

The Institute for Baseball Studies has announced that it has received a major donation of framed and matted prints dedicated to the history of women’s baseball from Saint Mary’s College (Notre Dame, Indiana) archivist, women’s baseball advocate, and collector John Kovach. The 49 prints comprise a major portion of an exhibition, “Linedrives and Lipstick: The […]

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Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day: July 17, 2016

The Baseball Reliquary will present the 2016 Induction Day ceremony for its eighteenth class of electees to the Shrine of the Eternals on Sunday, July 17, 2016, beginning at 2:00 p.m., at the Donald R. Wright Auditorium in the Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut Street, Pasadena, California.  Admission is open to the public and […]

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Exhibition: “A Baseball Four-Bagger,” July 2-July 30, Pasadena, CA

The Baseball Reliquary presents “A Baseball Four-Bagger,” four separate mini-exhibitions spotlighting baseball history, culture, and art, from July 2-July 30, 2016 at the Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut Street, Pasadena, California.  The displays are featured in the North Entrance, Business Wing, and Humanities Wing. The display in the North Entrance is based on Michael […]

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2016 Hilda Award Recipient: Tom Derry

The Board of Directors of the Baseball Reliquary is pleased to announce that Tom Derry has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Hilda Award.  The award will be formally presented at the Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day on Sunday, July 17, 2016, beginning at 2:00 p.m., at the Donald R. Wright Auditorium […]

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“Dodgerland: Decadent Los Angeles and the 1977-78 Dodgers,” July 23, 2016

Discussion and Book Signing with Michael Fallon Co-sponsored by the Baseball Reliquary and the Allendale Branch Library Saturday, July 23, 2016, 2:00 p.m. Allendale Branch Library, 1130 S. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106 “Dodgerland is a fascinating study of American culture in Los Angeles in the 1970s.  Among the characters marching across the pages are […]

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2016 Shrine of the Eternals Keynote Speaker: Michael Fallon

The Board of Directors of the Baseball Reliquary is pleased to announce that Michael Fallon will deliver the Keynote Address at the Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day on Sunday, July 17, 2016, at the Donald R. Wright Auditorium in the Pasadena Central Library, Pasadena, California.  The festivities will include the induction of the 2016 […]

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2016 Paul Dickson Prize Recipients

The Institute for Baseball Studies and the Baseball Reliquary are pleased to announce the inaugural recipients of the Paul Dickson Prize: Kathleen Ezell (first place winner) and Alexandra Russell (second place winner).  The certificates and cash prizes ($200 for first place, $100 for second place) were formally presented to the recipients at the Whittier College […]

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Shrine of the Eternals Class of 2016

On May 4, 2016, the Board of Directors of the Baseball Reliquary announced the eighteenth 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. Don Newcombe, Bo Jackson, and Arnold Hano were elected upon receiving the highest number of […]

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2015 Shrine of the Eternals Induction Ceremony Video posted online

The Baseball Reliquary’s 2015 Shrine of the Eternals Induction Ceremony was filmed for the Reliquary, and has now been posted online in two parts: Part one, 2015 Shrine of the Eternals Induction Ceremony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXlTryV5-Cw Part two, 2015 Shrine of the Eternals Induction Ceremony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGJZzjYMiw8 More information: Click here for more information on the Shrine of […]

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