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Negro Leagues Centennial Presentations by Phil S. Dixon

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 2:00 p.m. La Pintoresca Branch Library 1355 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, California   Monday, February 24, 2020, 7:00 p.m. Wardman Library, Whittier College 7031 Founders Hill Road, Whittier, California   In celebration of Black History Month and the Negro Leagues Centennial, the Baseball Reliquary and the Institute for Baseball Studies will […]

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Negro Leagues Centennial Exhibitions

“The House That Rube Built: The Negro Leagues Centennial” February 1-February 29, 2020 Wardman Library Lobby, Whittier College, 7031 Founders Hill Road, Whittier, California   “Then Came Rube: The Negro Leagues Centennial” February 1-February 29, 2020 La Pintoresca Branch Library, 1355 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, California The year 2020 marks the centennial of the founding […]

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Candidates for 2020 Election of the Shrine of the Eternals

The Baseball Reliquary, Inc. has announced its list of fifty eligible candidates for the 2020 election of the Shrine of the Eternals, the membership organization’s equivalent to the Baseball Hall of Fame. This year marks the 22nd 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 “A Swinging Centennial: Jackie Robinson at 100” at Robinson Park Recreation Center

Photographs by Michael Fernandez On Sunday, December 15, 2019, at Robinson Park Recreation Center in Pasadena, just blocks from Jackie Robinson’s childhood home, a packed house enjoyed a very special musical event in celebration of the Jackie Robinson Centennial. Included was Stealin’ Home, Bobby Bradford’s jazz suite in tribute to Jackie Robinson, commissioned by the […]

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Video from “A Swinging Centennial: Jackie Robinson at 100” at Boston Court Pasadena

On Sunday, November 17, 2019, at Boston Court Pasadena, a full house enjoyed a very special event in celebration of the Jackie Robinson Centennial, presented by the Baseball Reliquary. Included was a performance of Stealin’ Home, Bobby Bradford’s tribute to Jackie Robinson, commissioned by the Baseball Reliquary. The Donavan/Muradian Quintet opened the program with a […]

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Artist Greg Jezewski with "The House That Rube Built," a work-in-progress.

Baseball Reliquary Commissions Artwork in Celebration of Negro Leagues Centennial

In conjunction with the nationwide celebration of the Negro Leagues Centennial, the Baseball Reliquary has commissioned artist Greg Jezewski to produce a special artwork for the occasion. The Baseball Reliquary is a Pasadena, California-based nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to fostering an appreciation of American art and culture through the context of baseball history and to […]

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Photos from “A Swinging Centennial: Jackie Robinson at 100” at Boston Court Pasadena

Photographs by Michael Fernandez On Sunday, November 17, 2019, at Boston Court Pasadena, a full house enjoyed a very special event in celebration of the Jackie Robinson Centennial, presented by the Baseball Reliquary. Included was a performance of Stealin’ Home, Bobby Bradford’s tribute to Jackie Robinson, commissioned by the Baseball Reliquary. A renowned jazz musician, bandleader, […]

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Bobby Bradford's Ensemble (photo courtesy of Dean Westerfield)

A Swinging Centennial: Jackie Robinson at 100

FREE ADMISSION Date & Time: Sunday, December 15, 2019, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Location: Robinson Park Recreation Center Address: 1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, California Information: (626) 791-7647 or (626) 744-4738 The Baseball Reliquary presents the final concert in its series of musical events in celebration of the Jackie Robinson Centennial, A Swinging Centennial: Jackie Robinson at 100, on Sunday, […]

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Photos from “Stealin’ Home: A Musical Tribute to Jackie Robinson” at Whittier College

Photographs by Jesse Saucedo On Sunday, November 10, 2019, at the Whittier College Memorial Chapel, 160 attendees enjoyed a very special event in celebration of the Jackie Robinson Centennial, presented by the Institute for Baseball Studies and the Baseball Reliquary. Included was a performance of Stealin’ Home, Bobby Bradford’s tribute to Jackie Robinson, commissioned by […]

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A Swinging Centennial: Jackie Robinson at 100

FREE ADMISSION Date & Time: Sunday, November 17, 2019, 7:00 p.m. Location: Boston Court Pasadena Address: 70 N. Mentor Avenue., Pasadena, California Information: (626) 791-7647 The Baseball Reliquary presents a very special musical event in celebration of the Jackie Robinson Centennial, A Swinging Centennial: Jackie Robinson at 100, on Sunday, November 17, 2019, at 7:00 […]

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“San Francisco Year Zero” Discussion & Book Signing with Lincoln Mitchell

FREE ADMISSION Date & Time: Saturday, November 2, 2019, 2:00 p.m. Location: Allendale Branch Library Address: 1130 S. Marengo Avenue, Pasadena, California Information: (626) 791-7647 or (626) 744-7260 “Lincoln Mitchell presents a new and brilliant understanding of San Francisco, America’s most progressive city, by describing and interpreting its culture through the extraordinary prism of politics, baseball, and […]

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Stealin’ Home: A Musical Tribute to Jackie Robinson

FREE ADMISSION Date & Time: Sunday, November 10, 2019, 4:00 p.m. Location: Whittier College Memorial Chapel Address: 12901 Philadelphia Street, Whittier, California Information: (562) 907-4803 or (626) 791-7647 The Institute for Baseball Studies and the Baseball Reliquary present a very special event in celebration of the Jackie Robinson Centennial, Stealin’ Home: A Musical Tribute to Jackie Robinson, on Sunday, […]

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Video from “A Swinging Centennial: Jackie Robinson at 100”

PART 1 On September 29, 2019, at the Westerbeck Recital Hall on the campus of Pasadena City College, the Baseball Reliquary presented a musical event in celebration of the Jackie Robinson Centennial. Singer/songwriter Byron Motley opened the program with a collection of songs reflecting Jackie Robinson’s historic debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947 through […]

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Photos from “A Swinging Centennial: Jackie Robinson at 100”

Photographs by Jesse Saucedo On Sunday, September 29, 2019, at the Westerbeck Recital Hall on the campus of Pasadena City College, 175 people were in attendance for a very special musical event in celebration of the Jackie Robinson Centennial. Included was the world premiere of Stealin’ Home, Bobby Bradford’s tribute to Jackie Robinson, commissioned by […]

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Seven Riffs for Jackie

This essay was written by Albert Kilchesty, the Baseball Reliquary’s archivist and historian, for the series of concerts featuring Bobby Bradford’s jazz suite, Stealin’ Home. Bradford’s musical composition was commissioned by the Baseball Reliquary in celebration of the Jackie Robinson Centennial. Doors and walls A handsome young man pauses to salute a photographer, left arm […]

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A Swinging Centennial: Jackie Robinson at 100

FREE ADMISSION Date & Time: Sunday, September 29, 2019, 7:00-9:00 p.m Location: Westerbeck Recital Hall, Pasadena City College Information: (626) 791-7647 or terymar@earthlink.net The Baseball Reliquary presents a very special musical event in celebration of the Jackie Robinson Centennial, A Swinging Centennial: Jackie Robinson at 100, on Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 7:00 to 9:00 […]

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Photos from the Shrine of the Eternals 2019 Induction Day

Photographs by Jesse Saucedo Over 200 baseball fans packed the Pasadena Public Library’s Donald R. Wright Auditorium on Sunday, July 14, 2019 for the Baseball Reliquary’s 21st annual Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day. We are pleased to share a few photos from the festivities. The ceremony began with a Shrine of the Eternals tradition: […]

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Ralph Carhart: 2019 Hilda Award Acceptance Remarks

Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day, Pasadena Central Library, Pasadena, California, July 14, 2019 It occurred to me, as I was preparing to come out here today, that there is a similarity between the story of Hilda Chester and the Hall Ball. You see, when the Hall Ball was conceived eight years ago I envisioned […]

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