Archive for September 2010 | Monthly archive page

A’s Get Bested by the Best – Cy Young’s Perfect Game

By Bob Warrington Late in life, Hall of Fame pitcher Denton “Cy” Young was reminiscing about his career and stated, “Of all the games I pitched in the big leagues, that one in Boston stands clearest in my mind.” For a man who won 511 games and lost 316 over 22 years, “that one in […]

MARCUS HOOK’S MICKEY VERNON FANS DEDICATING A MEMORABILIA

“VERNON HALL OF FAME SHOWCASE ”

Dave Philley’s 50 Year Old Pinch Hitting Record

By Cort Vitty The 2009 season opened with the 50th anniversary of switch hitting Dave Philley’s record of 9 consecutive pinch hits. Coming off the bench, Philley ended 1958 with 8 consecutive safeties for the Philadelphia Phillies. On April 16th 1959, in his first plate appearance of the season, Philley laced a sharp double, to […]

THEY CROSSED TWO OCEANS TO VISIT US IN HATBORO

Society member from Scotland visits on Saturday, September 18, 2010. Society employee Mike Fesnak shares a few minutes with our guest from across the Atlantic, Retired Judge Graham Richards of Longsdon, Straffordshire, England who told Mike he found our Museum quite by accident after enjoying his breakfast at a local restaurant he decided to walk […]