Mickey Vernon

Home of the Mickey Vernon Sports Collection. Dedicated to preserving the history and memory of Delaware County Sports Legends.

The Mickey Vernon Museum Collection has moved to the Radnor Township Municipal Building, located at 301 Iven Avenue in Radnor, PA. The collection is now on loan to the Sports Legends of Delaware County museum in the Municipal Building. Museum hours are Monday through Friday 9am to 4pm. Saturday and Sunday tours are available by appointment. For more information, call 610-909-4919.

 

Our Archives

Take a look at what’s been happening at the museum recently.  We’ve recognized many of Delaware County’s sports legends. Be sure to bookmark the “This Month” page so you don’t miss out on our next exciting event.

Visitors Bureau

Print

Sports Rarities


If your club or organization is interested in displaying and learning about any or all of the Delaware County Sports Rarities shown above ,or other one of a kind artifacts, contact a museum curator to arrange a special showing for your group. For more information, call Jim Vankoski at 610-909-4919 or send an email to vankoski21@comcast.net.

 

SLDC Book Signing and Memorabilia Sale

book-signing

Authors Rich Westcott, Rich Pagano, Jack Lemon and Bob McLaughlin to Have Book Signing at the Sports Legends of Delaware County Museum.

Springfield resident and noted author Rich Westcott is easily the most prolific author that Delaware County has ever produced. During the past fifty years, he has served on the staff of various newspapers and magazines and has written twenty-five books. Rich has appeared frequently on radio and television shows and has made speaking appearances at numerous sites, including the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Rich will be appearing Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the Sports Legends of Delaware County museum in the Radnor Township Municipal Building at 301 Iven Avenue in Wayne, PA. He’ll be there from 11 am to 2 pm to discuss and sign his most recent book, The Champions of Philadelphia, The Greatest Eagles, Phillies, Sixers and Flyers Teams.

In addition to Rich, other authors of books on local sports notables will be there:

-Rich Pagano, author of the very popular book, Delaware County Sports Legends will be there with his book on boxing’s Baron Dougherty, “The Baron of Leiperville”.

-Jack Lemon will also be there to sign his book on Ted Meredith. Meredith, who attended Media High School and Williamson Trade School, was Delaware County’s first Olympic Gold Medal winner, winning two of them in the 1912 games.

-Rounding out the lineup of attendees will be St. James High graduate Bob McLaughlin. His book tells the story of the close life-long friendship of baseball’s Danny Murtaugh and Mickey Vernon who led the Pirates to the 1960 World Series championship. He’ll be there with his new book, Danny Murtaugh and Mickey Vernon Ordinary Heroes.

Their books, as well an array of Sports Memorabilia will be available for those early holiday shoppers looking for that ideal gift for the fan of local sports.