Dan Loparco has informed the A’s Society that Jimmie Foxx, Jr. died in his sleep on December 29, 2006.
Archive for December 2006 | Monthly archive page
by Max Silberman Sol Carter, the last surviving member of the 1931 Athletics, departed this life on December 23, 2006 on his 98th birthday.
by Max Silberman The joy of the Christmas season was somewhat diminished when the Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society learned of the passing of Sam Chapman.
by Dale B. Smith James Joseph Dykes was born November 10, 1896 in the City of Brotherly Love. Nearly 80 years later he would die there on June 15, 1976, just days short of the nation’s 200th anniversary. What he did in between those years speaks well of Philadelphia’s native son.