Giving 'em Fitz Archive: August, 2011

Remembering Catholic League basketball

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Catholic League basketball. Even now the phrase evokes a dewy-eyed smile, though that Philadelphia institution’s import and distinctiveness... Read more

Connie Mack's football team preceded the Eagles

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For 50 years and more than 7,500 regular-season games, Connie Mack managed the Philadelphia Athletics to widely varying levels of success on... Read more

WILT'S 75th II

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In recognition of the 75th anniversary of Wilt Chamberlain's birth on Aug. 21, here's a look at what was perhaps the Dipper's most memorable... Read more

WILT'S 75th

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Philadelphia's all-time greatest athlete, Wilt Chamberlain, would have turned 75 on Aug. 21. Here's a story and a list of facts about the incredible... Read more

THE NORTHEAST RULES!

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Yo, all youse baseball pretenders out there in the Midwest, the Pacific Coast, the Bible Belt, the Southwest, us guys here in the Northeast... Read more