Dodger Stadium the scene as top two teams in the NL do battle

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'79IeeBjbQZ1JYLVAd-r5cw',sig:'S_FZ9T2IhGY8dP5kINso9NBqqn2y_hs-bk_SCvGO3Zo=',w:'594px',h:'397px',items:'2032699',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsPhillies are at Dodger Stadium for the weekendThe Philadelphia Phillies (33-24) continue to lead the National League East Division standings by three full games despite dropping Friday night’s opener to the NL West leading Los Angeles Dodgers (39-19) by a 6-3 score.The two teams will meet once again on Saturday … Continue reading Dodger Stadium the scene as top two teams in the NL do battle

Cody Bellinger hits for The Cycle to continue special rookie season

On Saturday night at Marlins Park in Miami, Los Angeles Dodgers rookie sensation Cody Bellinger put on a record-setting show.Bellinger went 4-5, scored twice, and knocked in three runs to help pace the torrid, first place Dodgers to a 7-1 thrashing of the host Miami Marlins.His night began with a single in the top of the first … Continue reading Cody Bellinger hits for The Cycle to continue special rookie season

Barry Bonds Deserves Hall of Fame Enshrinement

A highly controversial former MLB superstar will again be eligible for Baseball Hall of Fame voting this year, and he deserves to be elected and inducted.There is little doubt that Barry Bonds is one of the most controversial figures in Major League Baseball over the last few decades.Along with players such as Pete Rose, Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, Roger Clemens, and Manny Ramirez, … Continue reading Barry Bonds Deserves Hall of Fame Enshrinement

Phillies MLB All-Star Games: 1996

There were many differences between the 1976 and 1996 MLB All-Star Games, which were held two decades apart at the same venue of Veteran's Stadium in South Philadelphia.For the host Phillies, the biggest difference was that the '76 game had come while the team was emerging as a contender with a number of talented players throughout … Continue reading Phillies MLB All-Star Games: 1996

The little girl who stole my ball

I have a theory that if you attend enough professional baseball games over a long enough period of time, eventually you are going to see and experience almost everything that the great game has to offer.I just completed my 44th season of attending Philadelphia Phillies games. I’ve seen a lot of things in person: a … Continue reading The little girl who stole my ball