Posts Tagged ‘Connie Mack’


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 […]

March 2013 Live Auction Lot Preview

A’s Society to Sponsor 2nd Live Auction

Mark your calender for Saturday March 2nd as the A’s Society will sponsor its 2nd live auction. As in the previous auction that was a resounding success, the A’s Society will be offering many rare artifacts from its Museum. 

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 […]



Bobby Shantz Appeared at the Society Museum

Bobby Shantz appeared at the Society Museum on Saturday, July 14. Over a hundred fans showed up to get autographs and to talk baseball with the 1952 MVP. Thanks to a grant from the Hatboro Federal Savings Bank, the Society was able to organize and to promote this very successful event. We hope to have […]

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Connie Mack’s birth!!

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Connie Mack’s birth. His home town, East Brookfield, Mass., is planning a special celebration on the weekend of September 14-16. It looks it will be a few days of great fun and much baseball talk. The Philadelphia A’s Society supports this event.  

Glories of Mack’s Famous Teams

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

1911 – 2011: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the1911 World Champion Philadelphia Athletics

The Philadelphia Athletics cruised to the American League pennant in 1911, beating out the second-place Detroit Tigers by 13 and a half games. Led by the pitching of Jack Coombs (28 wins), Eddie Plank (22 wins), Chief Bender (17 wins), and Cy Morgan (15 wins), and the bats of Eddie Collins (.365 BA), Frank Baker […]

The Mack-Carter TV Interview – A Baseball First?

The Mack-Carter TV Interview – A Baseball First? By Bob Warrington Collecting baseball photography has grown in popularity in recent years. All of the major auction houses feature baseball photography in their catalogues, and prices can range from quite modest for images of ordinary players to incredibly expensive for photos of major stars of yesteryear. […]