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BOBBI JACOBS wife of former Philadelphia Athletics infielder dies

Bobbie Lawson Jacobs, age 78, of Milford, died Sunday, June 27, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, with her family by her side.    

Chaykun: Bonner grad Graham boosts Military stars

Published: Sunday, July 11, 2010     By Harry Chaykun, The people at the Delaware Valley Brandywine Visitors Bureau and Delco Athletes Hall of Fame picked the right week to have the United States Military All-Stars baseball team visit the area. The problem was that they couldn’t pick the weather.    


  By Dave Jordan   Only two big league ballplayers were killed in action in World War II, former A’s player Harry O’Neill on Iwo Jima and former Senators outfielder Elmer Gedeon shot down over France.        

WWII Vet Shares Memories, Experiences With PPH Residents

A packed house of The Philadelphia Protestant Home residents and visitors were held spell bound this past May as Tony Zanzinger shared his military memorabilia collection and experiences as a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne Division during World War II. His extensive collection includes articles from both the Allies and the Germans.   Tony parachuted […]