2018 Paul Owens Award winners as top Phillies minor leaguers

Paul Owens (center) was with Phillies for half-century(Photo: Matthew Veasey)The Philadelphia Phillies established the annual Paul Owens Award back in 1986 to recognize the top performing player and pitcher in their minor league organization.The award was named in honor of Owens, the 10th person selected to the franchise Wall of Fame back in 1988, the first non-player enshrined there … Continue reading 2018 Paul Owens Award winners as top Phillies minor leaguers

Phillies need to be bold at the trade deadline

NL All-Star reliever Neshek will be dealt by end of JulyThe Philadelphia Phillies are barreling down streak towards the July 31 MLB trade deadline with numerous rumors beginning to swirl around the team.Most of the speculation revolves around the obvious players. Anyone 30+ years of age who is a pending free agent is likely to move.The … Continue reading Phillies need to be bold at the trade deadline

Phillies legend Dallas Green dies

On Wednesday, the Philadelphia Phillies announced the passing of an organizational legend. Dallas Green (82) had been a player, scout, manager, and front office executive with the team.The Phillies released an official statement announcing the sad news“We mourn the passing of Dallas Green. The Phillies have lost a great man and wonderful friend. Our thoughts and prayers are … Continue reading Phillies legend Dallas Green dies

Phillies Fall Classics VI: 1983 World Series Game One

The 1983 season was one of great change for a Philadelphia Phillies organization that had achieved tremendous success over the previous decade. The Phillies had won the 1980 World Series, four NL East division crowns, and earned a postseason berth in a 1981 campaign split by a work stoppage.As longtime 1980 World Series-winning stars Mike Schmidt (33), Garry Maddox (32), Steve … Continue reading Phillies Fall Classics VI: 1983 World Series Game One

Top 20 Philadelphia Phillies Influencers of All-Time

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'iweAJqXBToR-2vxShYGwUg',sig:'2awfz-rYZbbFDqeFqDzRSblEQXdn9pekdW6TUSFm3Iw=',w:'375px',h:'594px',items:'73333610',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsHarry Wright was the club's first winning manager from 1884-93The Philadelphia Phillies have a history stretching back to the 1883 season in the National League.Many players, front office personnel, and others have contributed greatly to the team and its enjoyment by the fan base since that time.I ran … Continue reading Top 20 Philadelphia Phillies Influencers of All-Time