Sport: Penn, Franklin & Mack

Asked to name the three outstanding men in the history of Philadelphia, a 12-year-old schoolboy last week replied: "William Penn, Benjamin Franklin and Connie Mack." That day the surviving member of this trio, Connie Mack (Cornelius McGillicuddy), celebrated his 76th birthday, went down to his office just as he has done for the 38 years he has been managing the Philadelphia Athletics, announced that he hopes to have one more pennant winner before he retires from baseball—at a date still unspecified.


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