How Phillies GM Matt Klentak channeled “Hoosiers” at the trade deadline

In the classic 1986 film “Hoosiers”, Gene Hackman stars as basketball coach Norman Dale, who takes the reigns of a rural Indiana high school team in the early-1950’s. Hackman/Dale is an old-school coach, even for those long-ago days. He uses a number of tough-love methods, trying to mold his team into a winner despite a … Continue reading How Phillies GM Matt Klentak channeled “Hoosiers” at the trade deadline

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In wake of Mike Trout contract, Phillies fans need to move on and support their team

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'rvDf-G0vSStvxJzU3sKTNQ',sig:'usMJyxaJCYKKAA3X7o0c6ZyTFJ-_An01cLjnQNmrqBM=',w:'594px',h:'400px',items:'1042761626',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsPhillies fans are disappointed to not get a chance at Mike TroutIn one of my all-time favorite movies, 1988’s classic high school basketball film “Hoosiers”, there is a memorable speech delivered by Gene Hackman as coach Norman Dale.He is a controversial new coach at the school and his star player … Continue reading In wake of Mike Trout contract, Phillies fans need to move on and support their team