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John Alek and Pop Pop Ira

12 year old John Alek of Hatboro, is shown here with his Pop Pop Ira, as John models a replica 1938 Phillies Chuck Klein road uniform. Said John, “Geez, this Museum is fantastic, I need to tell my friends and I am so proud to be wearing a uniform like the one Hall of Famer […]

Dream Derailed

Harry O’Neill grew up with hopes of a Major League career. He fulfilled his goal with the Philadelphia A’s — if for only one inning — before giving his life in service of our country in World War II. By Mike Sielski The Intelligencer/The Bucks County Courier Times,  Sunday, July 19, 2009    

Philadelphia’s Baseball Legends: The Championship Teams

On July 3, Chairman Dave Jordan represented the Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society at the unveiling of a new photographic exhibition at the Philadelphia International Airport, entitled “Philadelphia’s Baseball Legends: The Championship Teams,” part of the city’s Welcome America celebration. Mayor Michael Nutter, Scott Palmer, the Phillie Phanatic, and a couple of Phillies ballgirls participated in […]