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Philly memories of the A’s

Philly memories of the A’s By Mike Morsch  

Phillie Phanatic, Ruth Mack Clark & Bobby Shantz During Pre-game Ceremonies

   

SIMMONS & SHANTZ PACK SOCIETY’S MUSEUM

SIMMONS & SHANTZ PACK SOCIETY’S MUSEUM

YOUTHS FROM HATBORO’s YMCA TOUR MUSEUM

A group of eager baseball fans took a tour of the Society’s Museum on Thursday July 21st and were delighted with the artifacts on display. When asked what in their opinion was the greatest team of all time the one youngster shouted out “THE 2004 Boston Red Sox”. He was not dismayed when he learned […]

Society’s Meeting with the Atwater/Kent

Society’s Meeting with the Atwater/Kent

Down Memory Lane with the Foxx Family

By David Jordan   In the summer of 1924, Connie Mack purchased from the Easton club of the Eastern Shore League the contract of a broad-shouldered, muscular 16-year-old catcher named Jimmie Foxx. Foxx, a farm boy from Sudlersville, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, was recommended to Mack by his former Hall of Fame third baseman, Frank […]