1914 with the Philadelphia Athletics
Herb Pennock spent 3+ seasons in Philadelphia
Herb seen here in 1917, spent 6+ seasons with the Red Sox
Herb had a career record with the Yanks of 162-90. He was also 5-0 in 4 World Series.
Herb is in the top row in front of the big tree just to our right of Lou Gehrig.
"I am going to pitch Pennock in spots this season -- the tough ones." ~ Joe McCarthy
Tennis great Bill Tilden was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on this date in 1893
Tilden is widely regarded as the best tennis player in the world during the 1920's. He won 7 US National Championships and 3 Wimbledon's.
Tilden with 6 time Wimbledon champ Suzanne Lenglen