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A’s Society Attends Phila Sports Writers Banquet

A’s Society ambassador’s Harry Adams & Joe Brancato were special guests at the recent Philadelphia Sports Writers Banquet held in Cherry Hill, NJ. An estimated 1300 were in attendance. Once again the Society put on a display of A’s memorabilia from the Museum for the sole pleasure of the attendees.


Bill Werber died January 22 at the Carriage Club Retirement Community in Charlotte, NC, at 100 years old.          

100th Anniversary Ira F. Thomas Celebration

Just wanted you to know about a wonderful event we had on November 10, 2010. Exactly 100 years ago on that date my Great Grandfather gave a banquet for his nephew, Ira F. Thomas, for most of the gentlemen of the Village. Ira was the catcher for the Philadelphia Athletics who had just won the […]

Joanne Zapata & Eddie Joost

Fans pack A’s Society Museum to Greet Long time favorite Eddie Joost

By Mike Morsch Executive editor Chuck Pizagno was visibly moved. He had just introduced his 8-year-old grandson Eric, of Warminster, to one of the grandfather’s favorite big league ballplayers of all time, Eddie Joost.