Archive for December 2007 | Monthly archive page

JIM CASTIGLIA DEAD AT 89

by Max Silberman The A’s Alumni Club grew smaller on December 26 with the passing of Jim Castiglia who played for both the Philadelphia Athletics and the Philadelphia Eagles.        

AN OLD JOKE, BUT TRUE!

  by Max Silberman As long as most of us can remember, some clown posed the question: Who played for the Phillies and Athletics in the same season? When the person could not answer, the funny guy replied “The organist.” followed by laughter.

Larry Wentz Dies, Baseball & the A’s Society Suffer Huge Loss

  Lawrence H. “Larry” Wentz passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Monday December 17, 2007.        

Ray Didinger in Hatboro for Book Signing Saturday November 17, 2007

Ray Didinger’s Book: ONE LAST READ “Having lived in Philadelphia and grown up in Hersey, a distant suburb, I know one thing, Philadelphia has a unique spirit and take on life. No one can capture that spirit like Ray Didinger. The special magnetism of this great city has its embodiment through its sports teams. Ray […]