It doesn't get much more nondescript than the 1996 Phillies contribution of Howard Battle, the latest entry in the 'Phillies 50' series.
Book review of Scott Lauber's "The Big 50: Philadelphia Phillies: The Men and Moments that Make the Philadelphia Phillies" released 2020.
Over the last couple of months during this shutdown of baseball, I've presented a series here at The Bell. Each piece in the series has presented a position-by-position comparison of the 1980 and 2008 Philadelphia Phillies World Series championship teams. You can find a link to each of those individual comparisons below. So, now it's … Continue reading Phillies champions: 1980 vs 2008 – the winner
On May 29, 1989 the greatest player in Philadelphia Phillies history, third baseman Mike Schmidt, suddenly and surprisingly retired in San Diego.
The 'Phillies 50' pitching entry from the 1996 club is lefty Rafael Quirico, who made just one completely forgettable appearance with the ball club.