Tags » Philadelphia Athletics

"Babe Ruth has a Locker full of Charms"

Eddie Collins had spent 25 years in the major leagues as a player, coach and manager by 1930 when he spoke to a writer for “Every Week Magazine” about superstitions. 544 more words

CURTAIN UP, PLAY BALL!

May 5th in history:

Carnegie Hall in New York opened on May 5th, 1891, with a concert conducted by the composer of “The Nutcracker,” Pyotr Tchaikovsky. 52 more words

Today In History

Lost Advertisements--Fit for a King

An ad for Old Underoof Whiskey from April of 1910.  Chicago White Sox owner Charles Comiskey–and Chicago fans–had great expectations for the club.  After a disappointing 78-74 record and fourth-place finish in 1909, … 383 more words

Not a great end to his career -- Dick McBride (1876)

Dick McBride was from Philadelphia and was the star pitcher and the player-manager for the Philadelphia Athletics of the National Association from 1871 through most of the 1875 when Cap Anson took over as player-manager for the remaining eight games of the season. 151 more words

Boston Red Caps (1876 - 1882)