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July 3-July 30, 2006

Pasadena Central Library
285 E. Walnut St.
, Pasadena, CA
Free Admission / Information (626) 791-7647

          In conjunction with the 2006 Induction Day ceremony of the Shrine of the Eternals (scheduled for July 23 in the Pasadena Central Library’s Donald R. Wright Auditorium), the Baseball Reliquary will present an exhibition of baseball artworks and artifacts in the display cases of the Pasadena Central Library, 285 East Walnut Street, Pasadena, California, from July 3-July 30, 2006.
          Featured in the library’s North Entrance display cases will be multi-colored acrylic plaques honoring the twenty-one baseball luminaries who have been inducted into the Shrine of the Eternals since its inception in 1999: Jim Abbott, Dick Allen, Moe Berg, Ila Borders, Jim Bouton, Roberto Clemente, Rod Dedeaux, Dock Ellis, Mark Fidrych, Curt Flood, William “Dummy” Hoy, Shoeless Joe Jackson, Bill “Spaceman” Lee, Marvin Miller, Minnie Minoso, Satchel Paige, Jimmy Piersall, Pam Postema, Jackie Robinson, Lester Rodney, and Bill Veeck, Jr.
          Featured in the display cases in the Humanities and Business Wings will be paintings by Daniel Galieote, Michael Guccione, Greg Jezewski, and Ben Sakoguchi, and mosaic and glass-bead portraits by Mel Weiner.
          In the Centennial Room, there will be a display highlighting the historic relationship between baseball and politics, featuring artworks, artifacts, and photographs.
          Pasadena Central Library hours are Monday through Thursday from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM; Friday and Saturday from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM; and Sunday from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. For further information on the exhibition, contact the Baseball Reliquary by phone at (626) 791-7647 or by e-mail at For directions, contact the Pasadena Central Library by phone at (626) 744-4066. The exhibition is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.

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