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TOMMY THOMSON #44
March 16, 1944

MEMBER OF THE HALL OF FAME
SINCE 1994






Umpire Thomson watches Jimo Fox as he reaches out for the safety of the third base bag.

Tommy Thomson is a member of the Philadelphia A.S.A. Hall Of Fame. Tom played in the 70's and 80's He served as the leagues Commissioner for many years. Tommy ran the 26th. Pal. and put Fishtown on the map by having one of the largest and best PAL programs in the City.

It could easley be said that without Tommy's early years as commissioner the night league may have ended years ago. Before that he played baseball for Fishtown A.C on two championship teams. he also played full back for the two time state champion Holy Name Ramrod Jr's football team in 1960 & 61

His coach in baseball and football Jack Moore calls Tommy one of the truly best all around athletes to ever come out of Fishtown. He could play any sport and stand out as the best in the game when it ended. He was a tremendous competitor in any-thing he played.


His number #44 was retired to the Hall Of Fame in 1994