Los Angeles Times

Pictures: Curt Simmons comes home to Egypt

Julie Getz of Bethlehem, right, and her father Jere Reiss of Coopersburg, second from right holding Cooper Getz, her 11-months old son, ask Simmons, left, to re-sign a hat which Simmons had given to Reiss from his St. Louis playing days many years ago because the signature was starting to fade. Reiss's aunt was Curt Simmons' sister. Former Philadelphia Phillie Curt Simmons, originally from Egypt, Whitehall Township, was feted by Phillies management and his hometown fans. The Egypt community's stadium was renamed to Simmons Field Saturday, Curt Simmons Day. DONNA FISHER / THE MORNING CALL
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