Archive for the ‘Baseball History’ Category

RUTH MACK CLARK CONNIE MACK’S 99 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER PASSES AWAY

Details for her services are not yet available but will appear this week in probably the Philadelphia Inquirer amongst other local papers.  Ms. Clark was a huge dedicated supporter of the Society and until her health started to fail a few years ago attended practically all of the Society events.  Her daughter Alice Cunningham advises […]

Society Saddened by the Death of Joe Astroth

Society Saddened by the Death of Joe Astroth, click here to download story.

Charlie Bubba Harris Passes Away

On January 12, 2013, Charles “Bubba” Harris, Jr. passed away in Nobleton, Florida.  He was a World War II vet and made it to the majors in 1948 to pitch for the Philadelphia Athletics. http://www.baseball-reference.com/bullpen/Bubba_Harris

The 1929 Athletics World Series Championship Team Poster

  This rare photo of the 1929 Philadelphia Athletics is being offered in a limited edition of less than ten. Framed to a full size of 18×24 you will look long and hard to find a copy of this photo that was issued by a local Philadelphia Newspaper shortly after the Athletics won the World […]

FELT PENNANT HONORING MACK NOW AVAILABLE

1950 was a special year for the Philadelphia athletics because it commemorated Connie Mack’s golden anniversary as the manager of the A’s. To celebrate this special event the Athletics made many collectibles available to its fans. The team yearbook was featured in gold as was the team photograph. There were decals of your favorite players, […]

Philadelphia Wall of Fame

The Philadelphia “Wall of Fame” was started in 1978 and was located at Veterans Stadium level 200. The A’s Society is proud to bring the “Wall of Fame” to cyberspace for our on-line fans.

Connie Mack Cachet

On September 14, 2012 the city of East Brookfield, MA celebrated the 150 birthday anniversary of one of its favorite sons, the grand old man of baseball, CONNIE MACK was honored. To commemorate the occasion, the A’s Society designed a special limited edition stamped cachet available to its members for only $5.00 plus a sase […]

A NIGHT IN EAST BROOKFIELD

A NIGHT IN EAST BROOKFIELD  

Glories of Mack’s Famous Teams

1946 drawing of Shibe Park printed in the Boston Globe. Lots of interesting tidbits throughout. (Original post at www.PhillySportsHistory.com ) Click on image to enlarge.    

A’s Spring Training in Anaheim circa 1941 Who do you know in this photo?