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FORREST SPOOK JACOBS PASSES AWAY THURSDAY FEBRUARY 17th, 2011

By MIKE FINNEY,  The News Journal Baseball legend ‘Spook’ Jacobs dies – he was a second baseman played for Athletics, Pirates.    

IRA THOMAS: CONNIE MACK’S LIEUTENANT

by Dale B. Smith “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times”. Charles Dickens could easily have been referring to the 1914 season of the Philadelphia Athletics. For Connie Mack, 1914 meant both another American League pennant and the destruction of his Athletics family. It was a year of bitter disappointment […]