The Big 50: Philadelphia Phillies

Book review of Scott Lauber's "The Big 50: Philadelphia Phillies: The Men and Moments that Make the Philadelphia Phillies" released 2020.

RIP David Montgomery, Phillies minority owner and club chairman

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Phillies will try to take the series with Fish on Sunday

Phillies wrap Marlins series in South Philly After the first-place Philadelphia Phillies (15-12) dropped the opener of this four-game series with the last-place Miami Marlins (8-19), an unlikely and troubling scenario was presenting itself. The Phillies roster was noticeably improved this past off-season by an influx of free agents and trade acquisitions. Much was expected … Continue reading Phillies will try to take the series with Fish on Sunday

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