Business Instructor to Lecture on New Book about the Philadelphia A’s Baseball Team 

Release Date: Wednesday, April 28, 2010

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Ted Taylor, adjunct professor of business communications at Chestnut Hill College will speak about his latest publication, The Ultimate Philadelphia Athletics Reference Book 1901-1954 on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 2 p.m. in the East Parlor.

The Ultimate Philadelphia Athletics Reference Book 1901-1954 (Xlibris, 2010) is a fan’s reference guide to the Philadelphia Athletics, one of the most successful major league baseball teams from the region. The book has thousands of biographies on A’s players, managers, coaches and staff, in addition to a complete season run-down and includes never before seen photos of the team, and information about the twenty A’s icons now residing in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. After the lecture, Taylor will sign copies of his book, which will be available for purchase.

Ted Taylor, MS, APR has been an adjunct professor at Chestnut Hill College for the past decade. Taylor is a life-long collector of sport memorabilia, and wrote the weekly “Collectors Corner” column in The Philadelphia Daily News for 12 years in addition to a column in Sports Collectors Digest.

He is the founding president of the Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society (1996-1999) and a noted authority on baseball and sports memorabilia.
The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Ted Taylor at