Roy Mack sells A's to Philadelphia syndicate

Roy Mack affixes his signature to an agreement selling the Athletics to the Philadelphia syndicate on October 17, 1954—a commitment Roy would betray just a day later in a backroom deal with Arnold Johnson. Standing left to right in the back row: Paul Harron, Barney Fischer, Ted R. Hanff, Connie Mack III, Jack Rensel, Morton Liebman, Isadore S. Sley, John Crisconi, and Joseph Liebman. Sitting left to right at the table: Arthur A. Gallagher; Roy, Connie, and Earle Mack; and Arthur Rosenberg. (COURTESY OF ROBERT D. WARRINGTON)