Jim Vankoski

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Name: Jim Vankoski
Date registered: January 5, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Mickey Vernon Museum Receives Ted Williams Letter — January 11, 2014
  2. From Senator To Sailor — November 11, 2013
  3. A List of Living Members of Mickey Vernon’s Horsehide Club — October 23, 2012
  4. Mickey Vernon Reminiscences — June 22, 2012
  5. American League players drawn by Vic Johnson – Yogi Berra — June 21, 2012

Most commented posts

  1. Texas Hold ‘Em Style Baseball Card Flipping Tournament — 2 comments
  2. Ike and Mickey — 1 comment
  3. American League players drawn by Vic Johnson – Eddie Yost — 1 comment
  4. American League baseball players drawn by Vic Johnson – Mickey Mantle — 1 comment

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Jan 11

Mickey Vernon Museum Receives Ted Williams Letter

    On January 8 of this year, the Mickey Vernon Sports History Museum, through Jim Vankoski, curator of the museum, received a surprise donation from Morris “Moe” Bergman of Worcester, MA and Alan Langsner of Needham, MA. The gift was a letter that Mickey Vernon wrote to Ted Williams on January 24th, 1966.   Mickey, winner of two American …

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Nov 11

From Senator To Sailor

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The Mickey Vernon Sports History Museum, located in Delaware County, PA,  is a non-profit museum with the purpose of celebrating the life and career of Mickey himself and the athletes of his home county.  It is funded strictly by donations. Mickey Vernon died on September 24, 2008.  Two months before he died, he and I were taking a trip to …

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Oct 23

A List of Living Members of Mickey Vernon’s Horsehide Club

With the recent passing of Eddie Yost  the list of the Living Members of “Mickey Vernon’s Horsehide Club” has been updated. For a donation of $24.95 (the digits represent the number of career hits Mickey Vernon had)  to the Mickey Vernon Museum, you can get a copy of the 11″ x 17″ print shown below, along with a …

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Jun 22

Mickey Vernon Reminiscences

Reminiscences

The Mickey Vernon Sports History Museum, located in Delaware County, PA,  is a non-profit museum with the purpose of celebrating the life and career of Mickey himself and the athletes of his home county.  It is funded strictly by donations. Mickey Vernon died on September 24, 2008.  Two months before he died, he and I were taking a trip to …

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Jun 21

American League players drawn by Vic Johnson – Yogi Berra

yogi berra

From the Mickey Vernon Museum, American League Baseball players drawn by Vic Johnson. This caricature of Yogi Berra is just one of a series of 19 caricatures of American League baseball players drawn by Vic Johnson during 1957. This caricature of  Yogi Berra and the other 18, is taken from a composite collection of those illustrations and …

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Jun 13

Mickey Vernon – Home Town Boys

home town boy

The Mickey Vernon Sports History Museum, located in Delaware County, PA,  is a non-profit museum with the purpose of celebrating the life and career of Mickey himself and the athletes of his home county.  It is funded strictly by donations. Mickey Vernon died on September 24, 2008.  Two months before he died, he and I were taking a trip to …

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Jun 12

American League players drawn by Vic Johnson – Harvey Kuenn

harvey kuenn

From the Mickey Vernon Museum, American League Baseball players drawn by Vic Johnson. This caricature of Harvey Kuenn is just one of a series of 19 caricatures of American League baseball players drawn by Vic Johnson during 1957. This caricature of  Harvey Kuenn and the the other 18, is taken from a composite collection of those illustrations …

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Jun 08

The U.S. Military All-Stars remain undefeated

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DELCO LEAGUE VS. MILITARY ALL-STAR GAME: Mills doesn’t mind taking the loss in this game GLEN MILLS, PA (6 June 2012) – The U.S. Military All-Stars (12-0) jumped out to a 6-0 lead before surrendering 5 runs while using 4 new pitchers making their debut on the “Red, White & Blue Tour.” Garrett Jenner was …

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Jun 06

Red, White & Blue Tour to Begin on D-DAY

  SAN DIEGO, CA – The U.S. Military All-Stars announced today that they are set to embark on their 23rd annual “Red, White & Blue Tour” visiting 45 states and 3 countries and presented by Louisville Slugger. The city-to-city bus tour will begin in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania on June 6th and commemorate D-DAY by honoring …

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May 17

American League players drawn by Vic Johnson – Vic Wertz

Vic Wertz

From the Mickey Vernon Museum, American League Baseball players drawn by Vic Johnson. This caricature of Vic Wertz is just one of a series of 19 caricatures of American League baseball players drawn by Vic Johnson during 1957. This caricature of Vic Wertz and the the other 18, is taken from a composite collection of those illustrations …

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