A number of Major League Baseball's legendary milestone home runs were struck at various ballparks in the city of Philadelphia.
The 1972 Philadelphia Phillies were bad on the field, but a super performance from newcomer Steve Carlton and some whacky promotions helped ease fans pain.
This trade happened in mid-season of 1910, which may seem like pre-historic times. 24-year-old first baseman Fred Luderus came to the Phillies from the Chicago Cubs for a 28-year-old Bill Foxen, a left-handed pitcher. It turned out to be a great Phillies trade. What classifies it as “great”? My ground rules: the new player must … Continue reading A century-old Phillies trade that paid off in a pennant
Phillies historian Larry Shenk writes that baseball may have gone away now for a couple of months and may be gone for a couple more - but it will be back.
Longtime Philadelphia Phillies historian Larry Shenk on a possible "new normal" should baseball return this summer.