Bobby Pfeil spent a good part of his rookie season as starting third baseman with the 1969 Amazin' Mets. He played just one more year, with the 1971 Phillies.
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.
I was just nine years old when a then ultra-modern sports cathedral known as Veteran's Memorial Stadium, also known as Veteran's Stadium or more simply "The Vet", opened virtually in my South Philly back yard. And it was the 1971 Phillies team, the first to play on a new Astroturf surface, … Continue reading 1971 Phillies: My first team