Sports Legends Of Delaware County Museum Gets New Home — CBS Philly

Walk into the Radnor Township Municipal building to pay your taxes, and you might think you wandered into a sports museum. The lobby and hallways are the new home of the Sports Legends of Delaware County Museum, formerly housed at the now-defunct Granite Run Mall.

via Sports Legends Of Delaware County Museum Gets New Home — CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A treasure trove of Delaware County sports memorabilia celebrates its new home on Saturday.

Walk into the Radnor Township Municipal building to pay your taxes, and you might think you wandered into a sports museum. The lobby and hallways are the new home of the Sports Legends of Delaware County Museum, formerly housed at the now-defunct Granite Run Mall.

Jerseys and rarities from Mike Scioscia, Danny Murtaugh, and Billy “White Shoes” Johnson are there.

Museum board Jim Vankoski says an exclusive item is a large horsehide that Mickey Vernon had his 1957 Red Sox teammates andvisiting players sign.

Mickey Vernon's autographed horsehide (credit: Mike DeNardo)

“We think it’s the most unique piece of baseball memorabilia in the United States today,” he says. “And it’s worth the trip here just to see this. They’re signed by teams. This is Detroit, Roger Maris was a rookie with the Cleveland Indians that year. Here’s Cleveland, the Yankees down here.”

Vankoski pointed to a Seattle Mariners jersey loaned by Aston native Ben Davis.

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