Archive for September 2007 | Monthly archive page

Scenes from A’s Society Tribute to the Kansas City A’s

by Max Silberman September 28,2007 On Sunday, September 23rd, 2007 the Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society welcomed the autumn season with a book signing and autograph session at the Days Inn in Horsham.      

Jimmie Foxx Centennial Birthday Celebration Draws Near

Sudlersville, Maryland is the place you want to be on October 20, 2007 as Jimmie Foxx’s hometown celebrates the 100th anniversary of his birth. An event-filled day that pays tribute to the Philadelphia Athletics’ star and Hall of Famer is planned for that day, and you are invited to attend.      

Pottstown High School Field Dedicated to Shantz

By PATRICK GORDON For The Bulletin   September 24, 2007   POTTSTOWN — Recognized as one of the premier pitchers of his time, Bobby Shantz was adored by local baseball fans during the six years he spent with the Philadelphia Athletics.  


Book Signing & Autograph Session The A’s Doubleheader Weekend continues on September 23rd from 12 noon to 3pm when the Society sponsors a book signing and autograph session at the Days Inn in Horsham, PA. The Days in is located on Easton Road (Rt. 611) just 6/10ths of a mile north of the Willow Grove […]

Dick Fitzgerald – Over 70 and still Pitching

Coach of Connie Mack’s great, great, grandson By Kathleen McGillicuddy Kelly, Connie Mack’s Granddaughter,  Roy Mack’s Daughter Dick Fitzgerald is one very special man. Having been an outstanding pitcher for many years, and although he was never considered a household name in the pitching world, there may not be another pitcher in baseball history who has […]

The Big Trio

Ronnie Joyner, Steve & Bill Bozman represent 3 reasons why the A’s Society has been so successful these past 10 years. So many of you have requested a photo be placed on our web-site of each of these 3 giants and we are pleased to have done it in one photograph for your enjoyment.