While the Philadelphia Phillies began play in the 1883 in the National League, their first season of competition came a year earlier in the League Alliance.
The 'Phillies 50' pitching entry from the 1997 team is right-hander Edgar Ramos, who made his only four career MLB appearances in May with that team.
The Chicago Cubs hired Dallas Green away to become their general manager and he used former Phillies players to help win the 1984 NL East in Chicago.
The 'Phillies 50' position player representative for the 1998 team is first baseman/outfielder Jon Zuber, who appeared in two seasons with the club.
The 1980 Philadelphia Phillies won the first World Series championship in franchise history. The four Fall Classic victories are featured today on MLB Network.