Events

November 2, 2019-January 30, 2020: Did You See Jackie Robinson Hit That Ball? (Exhibition): The Institute for Baseball Studies and the Baseball Reliquary present an exhibition of artifacts, artworks, and photographs spotlighting the life and times of Jackie Robinson. Wardman Library Lobby, Whittier College, 7031 Founders Hill Road, Whittier, California. Library hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.; Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 12:00 noon-9:00 p.m. Further information, phone (562) 907-4247.

“Jackie Robinson Brand,” painting by Ben Sakoguchi.

February 1-February 29, 2020: The House That Rube Built: The Negro Leagues Centennial (Exhibition):  The Institute for Baseball Studies and the Baseball Reliquary present an exhibition of artworks, artifacts, and photographs to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the first successful, organized black professional baseball league – the Negro National League, founded by Andrew “Rube” Foster in Kansas City, Missouri on February 13, 1920. Also included in the exhibition are player profiles created by Whittier College students enrolled in Joe Price’s JanTerm 2020 course, “The Negro Leagues and American Culture.” Wardman Library Lobby, Whittier College, 7031 Founders Hill Road, Whittier, California. Library hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 midnight; Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 12:00 noon-12:00 midnight. Further information, phone (562) 907-4247.

ONGOING EVENTS:

The Baseball Reliquary presents a display of Negro Leagues memorabilia, and Jackie Robinson artworks and artifacts, including Michael Guccione’s “Jackie Robinson Icon” and William Robert Steele’s replica of Ebbets Field.  Jackie Robinson Community Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, California. Hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.; Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; closed Saturday and Sunday.  For further information, phone (626) 744-7300.

 

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