Veterans Stadium firsts and lasts

A look back by former Phillies PR director and historian Larry Shenk at the firsts and lasts as milestones at Veterans Stadium.

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Baseball Hall of Famer Jim Bunning Passes Away

Jim Bunning was one of baseball’s all-time greatest pitchers. The former Detroit Tigers and Philadelphia Phillies star passed away today at age 85.In 1996, Bunning was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee. He won 224 games during his big league career, and was the first to win more than 100 games in the National and American … Continue reading Baseball Hall of Famer Jim Bunning Passes Away