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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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Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day: July 16, 2017

The Baseball Reliquary will present the 2017 Induction Day ceremony for its nineteenth class of electees to the Shrine of the Eternals on Sunday, July 16, 2017, beginning at 2:00 p.m., at the Donald R. Wright Auditorium in the Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut Street, Pasadena, California. Doors to the auditorium will open at 1:30 […]

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2017 Hilda Award Recipient: Cam Perron

The Board of Directors of the Baseball Reliquary is pleased to announce that Cam Perron has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Hilda Award. The award will be formally presented at the Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day on Sunday, July 16, 2017, beginning at 2:00 p.m., at the Donald R. Wright Auditorium […]

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2017 Shrine of the Eternals Keynote Speaker: Dave Mesrey

The Board of Directors of the Baseball Reliquary is pleased to announce that Dave Mesrey will deliver the Keynote Address at the Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at the Donald R. Wright Auditorium in the Pasadena Central Library, Pasadena, California. The festivities will include the induction of the 2017 […]

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Shrine of the Eternals Class of 2017

On May 3, 2017, the Board of Directors of the Baseball Reliquary announced the nineteenth 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. Vin Scully, Bob Uecker, and Charlie Brown were elected upon receiving the highest number of […]

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2017 Paul Dickson Prize

The Institute for Baseball Studies and the Baseball Reliquary are pleased to announce that Nathan Landau is the recipient of the 2017 Paul Dickson Prize. A certificate and cash prize of $200 were formally presented to Nathan at the Whittier College Honors Convocation on Friday, April 28, 2017. The prize was established to encourage and […]

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“Leo Durocher in Hollywood,” Thursday, April 27, 2017, Burbank, CA

Thursday, April 27, 7:00 p.m. Burbank Central Library Auditorium 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, California In conjunction with the exhibition, Leo Durocher: Baseball’s Prodigal Son, the Baseball Reliquary presents Leo Durocher in Hollywood, a collection of television treasures from 1954 to 1963, on Thursday, April 27, at 7:00 p.m., at the Burbank Central Library Auditorium, […]

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“Leo Durocher: Baseball’s Prodigal Son,” April 15-May 25, 2017, Burbank, CA

Exhibition: April 15-May 25, 2017 Burbank Central Library 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, California The Baseball Reliquary and the Institute for Baseball Studies (Whittier College) present Leo Durocher: Baseball’s Prodigal Son, an exhibition based on Paul Dickson’s biography of one of the most colorful and controversial figures in baseball history.  The exhibition, which will run […]

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