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The BASEBALL RELIQUARY Inc.


THE BASEBALL RELIQUARYS 2010 SEASON
Calendar of Exhibitions and Programs

(Check back for further details and for additional events to be added)

JUNE 2-JUNE 30
Son of Cardboard Fetish, a display in celebration of that ubiquitous American pop culture artifact, the baseball trading card, which updates last summer’s Cardboard Fetish exhibition at the Pasadena Central Library. South Pasadena Public Library, 1100 Oxley St., South Pasadena, CA. Free admission. Library hours are Monday-Wednesday, 11:00 am-9:00 pm; Thursday & Friday, 10:00 am-6:00 pm; Saturday, 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Sunday, 1:00-5:00 pm. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (626) 403-7340.

THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 7:00 P.M.
In conjunction with the display, Son of Cardboard Fetish, the Baseball Reliquary, South Pasadena Public Library, and Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library present an “Author Night” program with Josh Wilker, creator of the widely-acclaimed Cardboard Gods blog and author of Cardboard Gods: An All-American Tale Told Through Baseball Cards (Seven Footer Press, New York, 2010). Wilker will discuss his newly-published memoir and will sign copies. South Pasadena Public Library Community Room, 1115 El Centro St., South Pasadena, CA. Free admission. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (626) 403-7340.

JULY 6-JULY 30
33 & Counting, an exhibition devoted to the 33 inductees to the Baseball Reliquary’s Shrine of the Eternals, featuring artworks, artifacts, photographs, documents, and inductee plaques. Included will be a display in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Dock Ellis’ no-hitter in San Diego, which he pitched while under the influence of LSD. Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA. Free admission. Library hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:00 am-9:00 pm; Friday & Saturday, 9:00 am-6:00 pm; Sunday, 1:00-5:00 pm. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (626) 744-4066.

SUNDAY, JULY 18, 2:00 P.M.
Shrine of the Eternals 2010 Induction Day, honoring the 2010 class of inductees. Donald R. Wright Auditorium, Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA. Free admission. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (626) 744-4066

AUGUST 9-OCTOBER 1
An exhibition celebrating the 40th anniversary of the publication of Jim Bouton’s Ball Four and a display of artifacts and memorabilia related to the Seattle Pilots. Burbank Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, CA. Free admission. Library hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:30 am-9:00 pm; Friday, 9:30 am-6:00 pm; Saturday, 10:00 am-6:00 pm; closed Sunday. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (818) 238-5600.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 (Times to be announced)
Ball Four 40th Anniversary Celebration, including a panel discussion with Jim Bouton (schedule permitting) and a screening of Steve Cox’s documentary, The Seattle Pilots: Short Flight Into History. Burbank Central Library Auditorium, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, CA. Free admission. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (818) 238-5600.

ONGOING THROUGH 2010
The Baseball Reliquary presents William Robert Steele’s Ebbets Field Replica, an exhibition of Jackie Robinson paintings (including Michael Guccione’s “Jackie Robinson Icon”), and a display of Negro Leagues memorabilia. Jackie Robinson Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, CA. Free admission. Hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:00 am-9:00 pm; Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm; closed weekends (open by reservation). Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (626) 744-7300.


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