Phillies 50: Dallas raids Philadelphia

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.

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Looking back at a key Phillies off-season trade on this date 37 years ago

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'DnQg7ckyTBBrbgnQDAnE2w',sig:'sjlKS-ma3LSpWzQL5pmMWDorjJrXe75WZV3bs9d6CDA=',w:'594px',h:'436px',items:'78479309',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsBo Diaz slides home during Game Two of the 1983 World Series The Philadelphia Phillies are expected to be big players during this current ‘Hot Stove’ season in Major League Baseball.Through both free agent signings and trades, if there aren’t a half-dozen interesting players swapped on and off the … Continue reading Looking back at a key Phillies off-season trade on this date 37 years ago

Time for Closers to get their Hall of Fame due

For far too long, the Baseball Hall of Fame voters of the BBWAA have not given the position of closer the appropriate respect that it deserves.There are 312 individuals: players, managers, executives and umpires currently enshrined as baseball’s immortals.Only five pitchers who were primarily relievers during their careers are currently inducted into the Baseball Hall of … Continue reading Time for Closers to get their Hall of Fame due