Phillies 50: Forgotten 1983 – Tony Ghelfi

Right-hander Tony Ghelfi was the rare youngster to get a shot at playing with the 1983 Phillies 'Wheeze Kids', making three September starts.

Rookies were unsung heroes of Phillies 1980 world champions

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'aS4_fAAoR7prODaApqlq_g',sig:'ZGEQx64e4QkrK6_EKO7mr5CmdJzxo1jzHxeh6GLxH8I=',w:'437px',h:'594px',items:'1136344957',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsRookie Marty Bystrom's perfect September helped win the NL East in 1980Much of the credit for the Philadelphia Phillies winning the franchise’s first-ever World Series championship back in 1980 has gone to the core of veteran players.That title would not have been won without those veterans. Stars such as Mike Schmidt, Larry … Continue reading Rookies were unsung heroes of Phillies 1980 world champions

Phillies Fall Classics IV: 1980 World Series Game Five

The Philadelphia Phillies had built an early 2-0 lead in the 1980 World Series over the Kansas City Royals with a pair of victories at Veteran’s Stadium.The Fall Classic then shifted to Royals Stadium (now Kauffman Stadium) for three games over the weekend of October 17th through 19th.In Game Three on Friday night, the two teams … Continue reading Phillies Fall Classics IV: 1980 World Series Game Five