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2015 Shrine of the Eternals Induction Ceremony Video posted online

The Baseball Reliquary’s 2015 Shrine of the Eternals Induction Ceremony was filmed for the Reliquary, and has now been posted online in two parts: Part one, 2015 Shrine of the Eternals Induction Ceremony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXlTryV5-Cw Part two, 2015 Shrine of the Eternals Induction Ceremony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGJZzjYMiw8 More information: Click here for more information on the Shrine of […]

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Panel Discussion and Book Signing: “Making It Personal: Baseball as Creative Inspiration,” April 20, 2016, Arcadia, CA

Date & Time: Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 7:00 p.m. Location: Cay Mortenson Auditorium, Arcadia Public Library Address: 20 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia, California Information: (626) 791-7647 The Baseball Reliquary presents “Making It Personal: Baseball as Creative Inspiration,” a panel discussion exploring the many ways in which artists and writers creatively express their passion for baseball, on Wednesday, April 20, […]

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Exhibition: “Making It Personal: The Baseball Art of Greg Jezewski and Pat Riot,” April 1-May 30, 2016, Arcadia, CA

Exhibition Dates: April 1-May 30, 2016 Location: Arcadia Public Library Address: 20 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia, California Information: (626) 791-7647 The Baseball Reliquary presents “Making It Personal: The Baseball Art of Greg Jezewski and Pat Riot,” an exhibition featuring new and recent work by the two Los Angeles-based artists, from April 1-May 30, 2016, at […]

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Paul Dickson Prize

The Baseball Reliquary will endow an annual cash prize in the amount of $200.00 at Whittier College, which will be administered by the Institute for Baseball Studies.  The Paul Dickson Prize is named after the renowned author and historian, whose papers form the centerpiece research collection at the Institute. The prize has been established to […]

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Jim “Mudcat” Grant Honorary Degree Ceremony Recap

On February 8, 2016, before an audience of over 200 at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts, Whittier College presented a doctorate of humane letters, honoris causa, to Jim “Mudcat” Grant, in a visit and ceremony coordinated in conjunction with the Institute for Baseball Studies.  Video documentation of the ceremony, courtesy of […]

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Institute for Baseball Studies Presents “A Game of Color: Selections from the Michael Brown Negro Leagues Collection,” February 8-March 24, 2016, Whittier, CA

Exhibition Dates: February 8-March 24, 2016 Location: Wardman Library, Whittier College Address: 7031 Founders Hill Road, Whittier, CA 90602 Information: (562) 907-4803 or (626) 791-7647 The Institute for Baseball Studies presents an exhibition, “A Game of Color: Selections from the Michael Brown Negro Leagues Collection,” featuring signed baseballs and photographs, statues and figurines, and a […]

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Candidates for 2016 Election of the Shrine of the Eternals

The Baseball Reliquary, Inc. has announced its list of fifty eligible candidates for the 2016 election of the Shrine of the Eternals, the membership organization’s equivalent to the Baseball Hall of Fame. This year marks the eighteenth 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 Los Angeles Premiere of “Hano! A Century in the Bleachers”

On Sunday, November 15, 2015, the Baseball Reliquary presented the Los Angeles premiere screening of Jon Leonoudakis’s documentary, Hano! A Century in the Bleachers, at the Donald R. Wright Auditorium, Pasadena Central Library, Pasadena, California. The film explores the life and times of sportswriter, journalist, and social activist Arnold Hano.  A panel discussion followed the screening, […]

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The Baseball Reliquary Presents “Hano! A Century in the Bleachers,” November 15, 2015, Pasadena, CA

The Baseball Reliquary presents the Los Angeles premiere of Hano! A Century in the Bleachers, a documentary film chronicling the extraordinary life and times of Arnold Hano, one of the most prolific writers of the 20th century, on Sunday, November 15, at 2:00 p.m., at the Donald R. Wright Auditorium, Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. […]

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Institute for Baseball Studies Unveils Logo

The Institute for Baseball Studies is pleased to unveil its logo, which is the work of Pasadena, California-based graphic designer Kimmer Guccione.  The design incorporates the Whittier College colors of purple and gold, and its dynamic elements convey both illumination and study.  The Institute for Baseball Studies is the first humanities-based research center of its […]

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Artist Pat Riot Donates Dave Winfield Bubblegum Portrait

Los Angeles-based artist Pat Riot, whose work has been previously shown in Baseball Reliquary exhibitions, recently donated his bubblegum portrait of Dave Winfield to the Reliquary.  The Winfield portrait (2013, chewed bubblegum on aluminum panel, 36” x 36”) is a significant addition to the Reliquary’s growing collection of contemporary baseball art, and is on permanent […]

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“Eddie Gaedel Day” Celebration, August 19, 2015

In celebration of the 64th anniversary of Eddie Gaedel’s historic appearance as a pinch-hitter for the St. Louis Browns, the Eddie Gaedel Society, Los Angeles Chapter #3, and the Baseball Reliquary will observe “Eddie Gaedel Day” on Wednesday, August 19, 2015, from 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Griffins of Kinsale, a traditional Irish pub, located […]

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Shrine of the Eternals Induction Day: July 19, 2015

The Baseball Reliquary will present the 2015 Induction Day ceremony for its seventeenth class of electees to the Shrine of the Eternals on Sunday, July 19, 2015, beginning at 2:00 p.m., at the Donald R. Wright Auditorium in the Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut Street, Pasadena, California.  Admission is open to the public and […]

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Pat Riot: "Eddie Murray," chewed bubblegum on aluminum panel, 48" x 48," 2013.

“A Baseball Buffet” Exhibition: July 5-July 30, 2015

PASADENA CENTRAL LIBRARY, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA The Baseball Reliquary presents a sumptuous feast for the eyes, A Baseball Buffet, an exhibition at the Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut Street, from July 5-July 30, 2015.  The exhibition incorporates a variety of themes and subject matter, utilizing photographs, artworks, and artifacts.  Sample the dishes, or consume the […]

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