Tag Archive: Mickey Vernon

Jul 08

Harper joins elite company with All-Star start

Bryce Harper made history last season when he became the youngest position player selected to the major league All-Star game at the age of 19, and he’s doing it again with his second appearance at the age of 20. Not only will Harper be the youngest position player ever to start for the National League, …

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Mar 23

The Game Comes Home Web Series – The 1924 World Series

The Game Comes Home Web Series – Part Five During the next 11 weekends we are going to share with you The Game Comes Home Web Series about D.C. Baseball History. The Game Comes Home is a new weekly documentary web series chronicling the History of Baseball in Washington, D.C. Interviews with Dick Heller, Phil …

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Mar 16

The Game Comes Home Web Series – Part Four

During the next 12 weekends we are going to share with you The Game Comes Home Web Series about D.C. Baseball History. The Game Comes Home is a new weekly documentary web series chronicling the History of Baseball in Washington, D.C. Interviews with Dick Heller, Phil Wood, Hank Thomas, Charlie Brotman, Mark Gauvreau Judge, Timothy …

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Mar 01

The Game Comes Home Web Series – Part Two

During the next 14 weekends we are going to share with you The Game Comes Home Web Series about D.C. Baseball History. The Game Comes Home is a new weekly documentary web series chronicling the History of Baseball in Washington, D.C. Interviews with Dick Heller, Phil Wood, Hank Thomas, Charlie Brotman, Mark Gauvreau Judge, Timothy …

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Feb 24

The Game Comes Home Web Series – Part One

During the next 15 weekends we are going to share with you The Game Comes Home Web Series about D.C. Baseball History. The Game Comes Home is a new weekly documentary web series chronicling the History of Baseball in Washington, D.C. Interviews with Dick Heller, Phil Wood, Hank Thomas, Charlie Brotman, Mark Gauvreau Judge, Timothy …

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Nov 20

Baseball’s Golden Age

THE GOLDEN AGE OF BASEBALL As volunteer curator of the Mickey Vernon Sports History Museum, Jim Vankoski has become a treasure trove of Delco sports trivia. In a program sponsored by the Nether Providence Historical Society, Jim will share some baseball stories with us, including his favorites about 50-year Township resident Mickey Vernon, following a …

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Aug 09

Michael Morse is Very Close to Joining Prestigious List

Michael Morse‘s single in the top of the 3rd inning last night at Minute Maid Park in Houston extended his current hit streak to 17 games. During the 17 game hit streak Morse has gone 23 for 73 for a .315 batting average. If Morse is able to extend his current streak to 20 games …

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Jun 22

Mickey Vernon 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 13

Mickey Vernon – Home Town Boys

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 08

Ballfield to Battlefierld and Back, From FDR to JFK

Available for immediate delivery – just in time for Father’s Day! Through the eyes of two former major league ballplayers George Case and Mickey Vernon of the Washington Senators, we get a FIRST time look at life in the “Big Leagues” by those who lived it. Ballfield to Battlefield and Back from FDR to JFK …

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