Joseph L. Higgins, 68, the pro bono attorney who successfully led the Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society through the early stages of its formation, died suddenly on Monday, March 20, 2007, at his home in Rosemont, PA .
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by Max Silberman Emil “Lefty” Mailho spent one year in the major leagues with the Philadelphia Athletics in 1936 but played pro ball from 1930 until 1946, mostly in the Pacific Coast League and the Southern Association.
by Max Silberman This writer never met Buddy Hancken but he was my very good friend. Over the years we maintained a correspondence by mail and he was very proud and honored to be a member of the Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society.
Dan Loparco has informed the A’s Society that Jimmie Foxx, Jr. died in his sleep on December 29, 2006.
by Max Silberman Sol Carter, the last surviving member of the 1931 Athletics, departed this life on December 23, 2006 on his 98th birthday.
by Max Silberman The joy of the Christmas season was somewhat diminished when the Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society learned of the passing of Sam Chapman.
“Article courtesy of the Baltimore Sun” By Frederick N. Rasmussen Irvin G. Hall (Age 88) Longtime Hillendale resident was an infielder with the Philadelphia Athletics.
by Max Silberman Eddie Mayo was the 8th oldest living major leaguer when he passed away on November 28th, 2006 at the age of 96.
by Max Silberman “Joost to Suder to Fain” is well known to all A’s fans. Sadly, Pete Suder has departed this life shortly following the death of his wife Mimi.
Barbara Lee James Jordan of Jenkintown died peacefully Tuesday, August 15, 2006.