Tag: Mickey Vernon Mueseum

Jan 02

Mickey makes the Majors

Mickey Vernon died on September 24, 2008.  Two months before he died, he and I were taking a trip to the Philadelphia A’s Historical Society to visit his old friend Ernie Montella the executive director.  While in the car, I asked him to proof read a card set that we were producing to celebrate his baseball career.  I was happy when Mickey gave …

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Feb 17

A copy of Mickey’s Horsehide for small donation

Dear 1950’s baseball fan, 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 8″x10″ caricature of Mickey Vernon and any one of the other 19 caricatures shown on the print. If you’re …

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Jan 30

Last Week’s Top Stories at dcbaseballhistory.com

Joe Coleman’s Summer of ’69 by Stephen Walker Joe Coleman, all of 22 years-old, trudged to the Senators’ dugout after retiring the Boston Red Sox in order. Coleman glumly walked off the Fenway Park mound because he knew Ted Williams would pinch hit for him when his turn in the order came the next inning. …

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