The legendary Satchel Paige once pitched in the Phillies organization

For three years in the late-1950's, the great Satchel Paige pitched in the Phillies farm system at the Triple-A level.

Racist Phillies Episode Earns City Apology

Today, the Philadelphia city council voted to pass a resolution which had been introduced by Councilwoman Helen Gym. The resolution was basically a formal apology from the City of Philadelphia to Jackie Robinson for words and actions which baseball's racial trailblazer experienced while playing here against the Phillies.The resolution reads as follows:"Be it resolved by the Council of … Continue reading Racist Phillies Episode Earns City Apology