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A 1944 Tribute to Connie Mack

By Bob Warrington   On 4 August 1944, a celebration was held at Shibe Park to pay tribute to Connie Mack’s 50 years as a Major League manager. The commemoration marked the date Mack was chosen for his first managerial assignment—with the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League—on 4 August 1894. The occasion held on […]

VINCE GOHL, PITCHER DIES

  By Max Silberman The Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society was saddened to learn of the passing of Vince Gohl on November 9th.