June 27, 1935: Think Pinky: Higgins’ aerial assault grounds Red Sox

One of just two Philadelphia Athletics to make the 1934 American…

August 17, 1934: Ed Coleman’s three bombs help A’s overcome White Sox

Fans of the Philadelphia Athletics could be excused for being…

June 8, 1933: Jimmie Foxx hits three homers for A’s against Yankees

It was 92 degrees, with humidity that made it feel like triple…
George Earnshaw (Chicago History Museum, Chicago Daily News)

October 6, 1931: Earnshaw throws two-hit shutout to even Fall Classic

Three games into the 1931 World Series, the Philadelphia Athletics'…

October 5, 1931: Cardinals tag Grove early; Burleigh Grimes grinds in Game 3

When the 1931 World Series opened at Sportsman's Park in St.…

October 2, 1930: George Earnshaw quiets the Cardinals in Game 2

These St. Louis Cardinals were a gang of swaggering roughnecks…

October 1, 1930: Grove outduels Grimes in World Series opener

To win their second consecutive World Series, the Philadelphia…
Babe Ruth swinging at the Polo Grounds in 1921 (SABR-RUCKER ARCHIVE)

May 21, 1930: Babe Ruth first to hit three home runs in a game at Shibe Park

Babe Ruth made history on May 21, 1930, when, in the first…

October 14, 1929: Bing Miller’s walk-off gives A’s the World Series title

It was another dramatic victory or staggering collapse, depending…

October 11, 1929: The Mississippi Mudcat shuts down the Mackmen

Guy Bush “pitched one of his finest games,” gushed sportswriter…

July 25, 1929: Foxx and Grove lead resurgent A’s to 21-3 rout

Connie Mack's Philadelphia A's hadn't won an American League…
Lefty Grove (Trading Card DB)

June 3, 1929: Lefty Grove, George Uhle battle into extra innings

Something had to give as the league-leading Philadelphia Athletics…

August 22, 1928: Mule Haas home run ends 17-inning marathon

The climate in the American League was changing. From 1921…

June 15, 1925: Athletics overcome 12-run deficit to knock off Cleveland

From 1910 through 1914, Philadelphia won four of five pennants…

May 24, 1936: Tony Lazzeri’s two grand slams and 11 RBIs

Approximately 8,000 fans paid to enter Shibe Park on Sunday,…

October 12, 1929: A’s stage historic World Series comeback with 10-run inning

The Chicago Cubs’ Hack Wilson jogged out to his position in…