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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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“Equal to the Game: Women and Baseball” Symposium

Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 4:30-9:00 p.m. Villalobos Hall, 13507 Earlham Drive Whittier College, Whittier, California In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Institute for Baseball Studies will present a symposium, “Equal to the Game: Women and Baseball,” on Wednesday, March 29, from 4:30 to 9:00 p.m., in Villalobos Hall, 13507 Earlham Drive, on the campus […]




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Preserving a Memory and a Legacy

In February 2017, the Institute for Baseball Studies received an extraordinary donation from Robert Patton, the son of K. Robert Patton. Mr. Patton describes the donation as follows: “My father, K. Robert Patton, is a 77-year-old lifelong baseball fan who has been grappling with an increasing level of cognitive decline over the last several years. […]




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Echoes of a Past Time: Mexican American Baseball in East Los Angeles, April 29, 2017, Pasadena, CA

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 2:00 p.m. 1130 S. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, California 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 on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at 1130 S. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, California.  Light […]




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Where Have You Gone, Rip Repulski?

We are pleased to share this timeless essay by Dennis Petticoffer, originally published in the December 1976 (Vol. II, No. 3) issue of Follies magazine. DiMaggio. Mantle. Ruth. Williams. Cobb. They were more than just names: they were legends. If there is a classic tradition, if there is a mythology in American life, it flourishes […]




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Black History Month Celebration, February 2017, Pasadena, CA

In celebration of Black History Month, the Baseball Reliquary and the Institute for Baseball Studies present an exhibition and program on Negro League baseball in February 2017 at the La Pintoresca Branch Library, 1355 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, California 91103. A Game of Color Exhibition: February 1-February 28, 2017 The Baseball Reliquary and the Institute for […]




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Candidates for 2017 Election of the Shrine of the Eternals

The Baseball Reliquary, Inc. has announced its list of fifty eligible candidates for the 2017 election of the Shrine of the Eternals, the membership organization’s equivalent to the Baseball Hall of Fame. This year marks the nineteenth annual election of the Shrine, a major national component of the Baseball Reliquary, a Southern California-based organization dedicated […]




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