By Jodie Wagner Palm Beach Post Staff Writer BOCA RATON — When Joe Astroth signed his first Major League Baseball contract in 1945, he earned a $500 bonus plus a $500 monthly salary with the Philadelphia Athletics. Sixty-five years later, salaries have changed drastically. For Astroth, however, the game has remained remarkably the same. […]
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Thomas J. Saboy of Howell NJ has been selected as one of the bat boys for the 2010 Lakewood Blue Claws Team. Lakewood is a minor League affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies. Thomas is the grandson of Thomas R. Saboy, a good friend of the Philadelphia Athletics and Eddie Joost.