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1908: A Year of Transition

by Bob Warrington Introduction Connie Mack’s biographer, Frederick G. Lieb, had this to say about the Philadelphia Athletics’ 1908 season, “The A’s went into a sharp tailspin.” After a second place finish in 1907 with an 88-57 record, the team dropped to 68-85 in 1908, earning the A’s sixth place at season’s end—the lowest the […]

GRAND OPENING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2011 NOT JUST SANDWICHES

   

EDDIE JOOST PASSES ON

For an old Philadelphia Athletics fan, this piece is one of the hardest to write, for in many ways Eddie Joost personified the post-World War II Athletics. Eddie passed away on April 12, 2011, after having been in hospice care for some time.    

Foxx Museum Rep Visits A’s

 

2nd ANNUAL LIVE AUCTION OF SPORTS MEMORABILIA

PHILADELPHIA A’s SOCIETY  PRESENTS 2nd ANNUAL LIVE AUCTION OF SPORTS MEMORABILIA