J. "Easy Ed" Donnelly
Born to the
late Edward and Florence Link Donnelly in Philadelphia, he was raised
in Darby, PA and was a resident of Yeadon for over 40 years. He was a
Chief Examiner for the Philadelphia School Board of Education retiring
the Denver club to the American Association pennant in 1960 with 17 victories.
All told, Donnelly racked up 60 wins for the Denver Suns.
a cup of coffee," as the saying goes, with the Cardinals, the Yankees,
the Cleveland Indians and the Detroit Tigers. He retired in 1965 after
compiling an impressive 189 wins against 89 losses.
Daughter, Beverly (Cliff) Breeding, son, Butch (Nancy) Donnelly, brother,
Richard Donnelly, sister, Jane Harvey and 4 grandchildren, Kacie and Cierra
Breeding and Michael and Keenan Donnelly.