Archive for March 2002 | Monthly archive page

A Wet Day In Motown

Al Schacht, the humorist pitcher-coach for many years with the Senators, loved to recall a story Wally Moses liked to tell from back in the 1930s. “The Athletics opened their western trip in Detroit,” Moses recalled. “It had rained all the previous night and the mud and water were ankle deep on some parts of […]

Connie Mack’s First Book

by Bob Warrington Most Philadelphia A’s fans are aware of two books “authored” by Connie Mack late in his life—“My 66 Years in the Big Leagues” and “Connie Mack’s Baseball Book.” I put quotation marks around the word “authored” because it is generally believed that the books were ghost-written, perhaps by Richard S. (Dick) Armstrong, […]