Events

CHECK BACK SOON FOR MORE 2017 EVENT LISTINGS!

February 1-February 28, 2017: A Game of Color (Exhibition): In celebration of Black History Month, the Baseball Reliquary and the Institute for Baseball Studies present “A Game of Color,” an exhibition of photographs, artifacts, and artworks spotlighting Negro League baseball. La Pintoresca Branch Library, 1355 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, California. Hours are Monday-Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; closed Sunday.  For further information, phone (626) 791-7647 or (625) 744-7268.

March 4-March 30, 2017: Equal to the Game: Women and Baseball (Exhibition): The Institute for Baseball Studies and the Baseball Reliquary present “Equal to the Game: Women and Baseball,” an exhibition of photographs, artifacts, and artworks. Wardman Library, Whittier College, 7031 Founders Hill Road, Whittier, California. Hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-Midnight; Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Sunday, Noon-Midnight. For further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (562) 907-4247.

March 13-April 27, 2017: Equal to the Game: Women and Baseball (Exhibition): The Institute for Baseball Studies and the Baseball Reliquary present “Equal to the Game: Women and Baseball,” an exhibition of photographs. Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College, 6760 Painter Ave., Whittier, California. Hours are Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. For further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (562) 907-4203.

Saturday, March 18, 2017, 2:00 p.m.: An Afternoon with Lisa Nehus Saxon (Discussion): In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Baseball Reliquary, in collaboration with the Allendale Branch Library, host a discussion with trailblazing sportswriter Lisa Nehus Saxon. Free admission. Allendale Branch Library, 1130 S. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, California. For further information, phone (626) 791-7647 or (626) 744-7260.

April 8-May 25, 2017: Leo Durocher: Baseball’s Prodigal Son (Exhibition): The Baseball Reliquary and the Institute for Baseball Studies present “Leo Durocher: Baseball’s Prodigal Son,” an exhibition of photographs, artifacts, and artworks based on Paul Dickson’s book of the same title. Burbank Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, California. Hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m.; Friday, 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; closed Sunday. For further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (818) 238-5600.

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 2:00 p.m.: Echoes of a Past Time: Mexican American Baseball in East Los Angeles (Discussion and Book Signing): The Baseball Reliquary and the Allendale Branch Library present a discussion of the long and rich legacy of Mexican American baseball and softball in East Los Angeles. Featured speakers will include Dr. Richard Santillan and Tomas Benitez. Dr. Santillan will also sign copies of his new book, Mexican American Baseball in East Los Angeles (Arcadia Publishing, 2016). Free admission. Allendale Branch Library, 1130 S. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, California. For further information, phone (626) 791-7647 or (626) 744-7260.

September 2-October 26, 2017: Baseball: A Global Pastime (Exhibition): The Baseball Reliquary and the Institute for Baseball Studies present “Baseball: A Global Pastime,” an exhibition of photographs, artworks, and artifacts. Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia, California. Hours are Monday-Thursday, 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; closed Sunday. For further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (626) 821-5567.

Ben Sakoguchi: “Asia Ball Brand”

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.

Display of Negro Leagues memorabilia at Jackie Robinson Center, Pasadena, California.

Display of Negro Leagues memorabilia at Jackie Robinson Center, Pasadena, California.

 

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