Archive for December 2010 | Monthly archive page

Phillies Help Open Ebbets Field

By Bob Warrington Introduction Philadelphia is a place where much baseball history has been made. A season isn’t played entirely at home, however, and there have been numerous occasions when a Philadelphia baseball team participated in a game of lasting significance while on the road. Such an event took place on April 9, 1913 when […]

CHUCK BEDNARIK STILL POPULAR & DRAWS EAGLES FANS

85 year old Football Hall of Famer & former Philadelphia Eagles Chuck Bednarik was the featured guest as the A’s Society sponsored his appearamce on Saturday December 11th at the Horsham Days Inn on Easton Road. Bednarik fans of all ages came to shake the hand of “CONCRETE CHARLIE”, take photos with him and just […]

Johnny Evers: A Philadelphia Phillie

By Bob Warrington A Summary of Evers’ Career The name Johnny Evers should be instantly recognizable to any true baseball fan. He had an 18-year career and was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame (HOF). Evers’ HOF plaque notes that he was “one of the game’s smartest and scrappiest players.”

WHEN BASEBALL & PROFESSIONAL SPORTS WENT TO WAR

This photograph was taken about October 20, 1944 at an Island known as part of the Hawaian Island Ohhau, we can locate such stars as Steve Lack, (All American from Duke) Eddie Pelligrenie, Eddie Robinson, Max Patkin, Del Ennis, Barney McCosky, Mickey Vernon, Pee Wee Reese. There are so many others we cannot identify.  

Philadelphia Sports Shows and Memorabilia Show

After several years of missing the popular King of Prussia Philly baseball memorabila shows (formerly known as the EPSCC Shows) we are pleased to announce that through special arrangements with Hunts Auctions Inc, we will have a table space and join the other 200 plus dealers from all over the land. Mark your calendar to […]