by Max Silberman Former Athletics pitcher Porter Vaughan departed this life on July 30, 2008 at the age of 89.
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by Max Silberman It is with the deepest sorrow that the Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society announces that its long time Treasurer Tony Risi departed this life on June 22, 2008 following a long and valiant battle against cancer and heart disease.
by Max Silberman Several years back, the theme of one of our annual reunions was a salute to veterans of World War Two highlighted by Hall of Famer Bob Feller.
by Max Silberman Tony Carrafiell, known as “Kirby” to friends and loved ones, departed this life on February 11.
by Max Silberman Dario Lodigiani, who played for the A’s from 1938 to 1940 died February 10 in Napa, CA at the age of 91.
by Max Silberman The A’s Alumni Club grew smaller on December 26 with the passing of Jim Castiglia who played for both the Philadelphia Athletics and the Philadelphia Eagles.
Lawrence H. “Larry” Wentz passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Monday December 17, 2007.
by Max Silberman Mickey Rutner, third baseman for the 1947 Athletics died October 17 in Austin, TX at the age of 88.
by Max Silberman Peter Ernest Naktenis passed away on August 1, 2007 at the age of 93.