In the middle of the park...
October 8, 2006 11:34 AM   Subscribe

Baseball's White Elephants: When the Philadelphia Athletics joined the American League, Muggsy McGraw derided the team as White Elephants ^. Though the team has moved on, the Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society still follows the Elephant Trail.
posted by ?! (4 comments total)
When Charlie Finley brought the Athletics to Kansas City he dropped the elephant mascot for a donkey....named after himself.
posted by ?! at 12:03 PM on October 8, 2006

posted by Rhomboid at 12:03 PM on October 8, 2006 [6 favorites]

Wow, an image. Just for this thread? An honor.

But, what did you think of the historical society?
posted by ?! at 12:05 PM on October 8, 2006

ha, cool image
posted by jouke at 12:23 PM on October 8, 2006

« Older Elephant Never Forgets   |   Getting to the sole of the matter Newer »

This thread has been archived and is closed to new comments