Posts tagged as:

Baseball Reliquary

Congrats to Arnold Hano, recently elected to the Baseball Reliquary’s Shrine of the Eternals, the national organization’s equivalent to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Don Newcombe and Bo Jackson will join Hano for this year’s “induction.” They will be formally enshrined in a public ceremony on Sunday, July 17, at the Donald R. Wright Auditorium […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

An oldie but a goodie: 0 for 37

September 11, 2012

From the Baseball Reliquary: The Baseball Reliquary’s next program will be a rare screening of “0 for 37,” a television drama broadcast live and recorded via kinescope in 1953 (59 years ago!) on the Philco Television Playhouse (press release and flyer attached).  The program will be on Thursday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

One of the things I’ve come across during my research  is that so many readers and writers take this stuff so seriously. As Crash Davis said in Bull Durham, “This game is fun, okay?” But who says you can both have fun and pay proper respect to those who have made the national pastime so enjoyable? […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

♦ The Louisville Courier-Journal posted this Q&A with Katya Cengel, author of Bluegrass Baseball: A Year in the Minor League Life. ♦ Tom Hoffarth of the Los Angeles Daily News, blogged about Not Exactly Cooperstown, a documentary about The Baseball Reliquary by Jon Leonoudakis (look for a review of the film as well as a […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

As mentioned in a previous post, Arnold Hano wrote one of the must-read books for any serious student of the national pastime. A Day in the Bleachers was the first, and in many ways the best, of the single-game analyses genre. His deconstruction of the first game of the 1954 World Series between the New […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

by Arnold Hano. Da Capo Press, 2004. This is one of those things you always figure you’ll get to, like a New Yorker visiting the Empire State Building or The Statue of Liberty. It will always be there, so you figure you have time. Well, Hano will be receiving the the Hilda Chester Award, which […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

The Baseball Reliquary program on Bill Veeck and his contributions to the game opens today in Arcadia, Calif. Paul Dickson, whose new biography, Bill Veeck: Baseball’s Greatest Maverick, will be at the event. His essay on Veeck has appeared in several publications over the past few days.  

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

The always-entertaining, education, and interesting Baseball Reliquary will host  “Bill Veeck: Baseball’s Greatest Maverick,” an exhibition at the Arcadia Public Library, Arcadia, California, from April 9 and through May 24. The exhibition is based on Paul Dickson’s book, Bill Veeck: Baseball’s Greatest Maverick, the first major biography on this American original, which is due out […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

In celebration of Black History Month, the Baseball Reliquary and Pasadena Public Library present a program honoring Los Angeles baseball pioneer Emmett Ashford, the first African American umpire to officiate in both minor and major league baseball, on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 3 p.m. at the Allendale Branch Library, 1130 S. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, California. […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Dickson, author of several outstanding books on the game, not the least of which is his eponymous Baseball Dictionary, was recently honored at an event sponsored by the Baseball Reliquary. While Robert Alomar, Bert Blyleven, and Pat Gillick were in Cooperstown last weekend, the Reliquary was having an “induction day” of its own in southern […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

Paul Dickson, author of several highly-acclaimed baseball titles, was selected to receive the 2011 Tony Salin Memorial Award, given by the Baseball Reliquary to in recognition of commitment to the preservation of baseball history. Highlights from Reliquary press release: Dickson is the author of nearly 60 nonfiction books and hundreds of magazine articles.  Although he […]

{ Comments on this entry are closed }

script type="text/javascript"> var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-5496371-4']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();