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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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Panel Discussion and Book Signing: “Making It Personal: Baseball as Creative Inspiration,” April 20, 2016, Arcadia, CA

Date & Time: Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 7:00 p.m. Location: Cay Mortenson Auditorium, Arcadia Public Library Address: 20 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia, California Information: (626) 791-7647 The Baseball Reliquary presents “Making It Personal: Baseball as Creative Inspiration,” a panel discussion exploring the many ways in which artists and writers creatively express their passion for baseball, on Wednesday, April 20, […]

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Exhibition: “Making It Personal: The Baseball Art of Greg Jezewski and Pat Riot,” April 1-May 30, 2016, Arcadia, CA

Exhibition Dates: April 1-May 30, 2016 Location: Arcadia Public Library Address: 20 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia, California Information: (626) 791-7647 The Baseball Reliquary presents “Making It Personal: The Baseball Art of Greg Jezewski and Pat Riot,” an exhibition featuring new and recent work by the two Los Angeles-based artists, from April 1-May 30, 2016, at […]

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Paul Dickson Prize

The Baseball Reliquary will endow an annual cash prize in the amount of $200.00 at Whittier College, which will be administered by the Institute for Baseball Studies.  The Paul Dickson Prize is named after the renowned author and historian, whose papers form the centerpiece research collection at the Institute. The prize has been established to […]

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Jim “Mudcat” Grant Honorary Degree Ceremony Recap

On February 8, 2016, before an audience of over 200 at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College presented a doctorate of humane letters, honoris causa, to Jim “Mudcat” Grant, in a visit and ceremony coordinated in conjunction with the Institute for Baseball Studies.  Video documentation of the ceremony, courtesy of […]

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Institute for Baseball Studies Presents “A Game of Color: Selections from the Michael Brown Negro Leagues Collection,” February 8-March 24, 2016, Whittier, CA

Exhibition Dates: February 8-March 24, 2016 Location: Wardman Library, Whittier College Address: 7031 Founders Hill Road, Whittier, CA 90602 Information: (562) 907-4803 or (626) 791-7647 The Institute for Baseball Studies presents an exhibition, “A Game of Color: Selections from the Michael Brown Negro Leagues Collection,” featuring signed baseballs and photographs, statues and figurines, and a […]

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Candidates for 2016 Election of the Shrine of the Eternals

The Baseball Reliquary, Inc. has announced its list of fifty eligible candidates for the 2016 election of the Shrine of the Eternals, the membership organization’s equivalent to the Baseball Hall of Fame. This year marks the eighteenth annual election of the Shrine, a major national component of the Baseball Reliquary, a Southern California-based organization dedicated […]

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Photos from Los Angeles Premiere of “Hano! A Century in the Bleachers”

On Sunday, November 15, 2015, the Baseball Reliquary presented the Los Angeles premiere screening of Jon Leonoudakis’s documentary, Hano! A Century in the Bleachers, at the Donald R. Wright Auditorium, Pasadena Central Library, Pasadena, California. The film explores the life and times of sportswriter, journalist, and social activist Arnold Hano.  A panel discussion followed the screening, […]

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The Baseball Reliquary Presents “Hano! A Century in the Bleachers,” November 15, 2015, Pasadena, CA

The Baseball Reliquary presents the Los Angeles premiere of Hano! A Century in the Bleachers, a documentary film chronicling the extraordinary life and times of Arnold Hano, one of the most prolific writers of the 20th century, on Sunday, November 15, at 2:00 p.m., at the Donald R. Wright Auditorium, Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. […]

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