Legal dispute could make Phillie Phanatic a free agent

For more than four decades, the Phillie Phanatic has entertained fans of the Philadelphia Phillies, first at Veteran’s Stadium and now at Citizens Bank Park. The Phanatic, as he is more simply and frequently referred to, also represents the organization on not only the broader baseball landscape, making appearances at numerous MLB and MiLB events, … Continue reading Legal dispute could make Phillie Phanatic a free agent

RIP David Montgomery, Phillies minority owner and club chairman

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'XPESGLrVSeduGee3dq6uGw',sig:'ub0LU7ADsTrOE0_HKZUzLdLPLyrKJ58VP_s4tnOKqTY=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'94862633',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js David Montgomery was a Phillies driving force for nearly five decades The Philadelphia Phillies announced this morning that club chairman and minority owner David Montgomery has passed away at the age of 72 years. Montgomery had battled cancer for more than five years. In an official release … Continue reading RIP David Montgomery, Phillies minority owner and club chairman

In Hall of Fame acceptance speech, Thome thanks Manuel, recalls time with Phillies

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'B7zUcSTaTWVH_IPF6raQQg',sig:'G13udh9SJ5-JK0GXa2nR5mxXLl3C1Ks6sl2UQlpCqew=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'835913714',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsThome (R) recognized contributions of his mentor Manuel (L) at the Hall of FameWhen the time came this afternoon for Jim Thome‘s turn to be formally inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, it was no surprise to learn that it would his mentor, friend, and former manager Charlie Manuel who … Continue reading In Hall of Fame acceptance speech, Thome thanks Manuel, recalls time with Phillies

Phillies Are Billion Dollar Losers

Forbes magazine has released it's annual appraisal of Major League Baseball, and they have valued the Philadelphia Phillies franchise at more than $1 billion for the first time ever.The Phils are the 10th-most valuable franchise in MLB this year, down from their 6th place ranking a year ago. A lot of that drop in value comes … Continue reading Phillies Are Billion Dollar Losers