Philography: Tony Taylor - In 2002, Taylor became the 24th person overall and the first-ever Hispanic player to be honored with a place on the Phillies Wall of Fame.
Philography: Jim Bunning - The right-hander who pitched with the Phillies from 1964-67 and again to close out his big-league career in 1970-71 had his uniform #14 retired on April 6, 2001.
Approximately one month from now the Philadelphia Phillies will announce the 2019 honoree who will be enshrined on the franchise Wall of Fame this coming summer. Last year for the very first time the team honored two individuals, and in a rare occurrence, Phillies fans had no say in either selection. One of those was Pat Gillick, … Continue reading Some potential nominees for the 2019 Phillies Wall of Fame honors
To all of my fellow fathers out there, I would like to wish you a Happy Father's Day. In the history of the Phillies franchise, there have been a number of father-son combinations that have played in Major League Baseball.One that immediately springs to mind for many modern-day Phils fans would be former GM Ruben Amaro Jr, who played for … Continue reading Phillies Father’s Day Connections