Archive for the ‘Necrology’ Category

Former Bears manager and Athletics Player, Charlie Metro, dies at 91

By Irv Moss,  The Denver Post If legends are made by the number of stories told about them, Charlie Metro qualifies hands down.    

ROBERT MAXEY McNAMARA DIES AT AGE 94

  McNAMARA, ROBERT MAXEY 1916 to 2011 Passed away peacefully on March 9, 2011 in Rancho Bernardo, California. He was 94 at the time of his passing.  

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.    

MAJE McDONNELL PASSES AWAY

By Dave Jordan Phillies fans the country over were saddened to learn of the death on July 8 of Robert A. “Maje” McDonnell, just shy of his ninetieth birthday.    

BOBBI JACOBS wife of former Philadelphia Athletics infielder dies

Bobbie Lawson Jacobs, age 78, of Milford, died Sunday, June 27, 2010, at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, with her family by her side.    

MORRIE MARTIN, (1922 – 2010)

Former A’s pitcher, Morrie Martin died of cancer on May 24, 2010 at his home in Washington, Missouri. He was 87.    

Son of former A’s player Al Simmons Passes Away – Capt. John Alan Simmons

Family-Placed Death Notice SIMMONS, Capt. John Capt. John Alan Simmons, USAF Retired, 74 of Atlanta and Guadalajara passed Saturday, January 30, 2010.  

ROBERT LINWOOD WILKINS DEAD AT 87

SHREVEPORT, LA – Mr. Bobby L. Wilkins passed away on Sunday, January 3, 2010, at Grace Home, after a lengthy illness.    

Max Silberman -A’s Society ICON Passes Away

Max Silberman was born January 20, 1945 during the 4th inauguration of Franklin Roosevelt and was raised in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia.    

BOB DILLINGER DEAD AT 91

by Max Silberman Bob Dillinger, an early reunion guest, played third base for the A’s during the first half of the 1950 season. On November 7, 2009 he passed away at the age of 91.