2008 NLCS pays a visit to 2009 NLCS

It was one week and one year ago today, Monday, October 13th, 2008. The Philadelphia Phillies led the Los Angeles Dodgers by two games to one in the best-of-seven National League Championship Series. But headed into the top of the 8th inning of that Game #4, the Dodgers held a 5-3 lead and the Phils … Continue reading 2008 NLCS pays a visit to 2009 NLCS

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Wolf tries to join list of ex-Phillies who found own titles elsewhere

When former Phillies lefthander Randy Wolf takes the mound in tonight's Game #4 of the NLCS against his former team he will be trying to duplicate the World Series-winning accomplishments of a number of former teammates, and now of the Phillies themselves.It's not at all surprising that once he had an opportunity at free agency, … Continue reading Wolf tries to join list of ex-Phillies who found own titles elsewhere

Trying to dodge the Dodgers

For the 5th time in the history of Major League Baseball, two of it's storied franchises are now meeting for the championship of the National League. The Philadelphia Phillies and the Los Angeles Dodgers have split those first four matchups, each winning a pair. Most Phillies fans are well aware of who their own team … Continue reading Trying to dodge the Dodgers

Low times for Catholic Highs

  The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced the other day that two of its long time iconic high schools, North Catholic and Cardinal Dougherty, would be closing at the end of the current school year. Reaction from students and their families at the two schools, each of which had once held the distinction of being the … Continue reading Low times for Catholic Highs