Frustrating Phillies 2001-06 teams repeatedly fell just short of the playoffs

The Philadelphia Phillies fell just short of the playoffs repeatedly during the 2001-06 seasons that led up to their five straight NL East Division crowns.

Phillies Wall of Famer Jim Thome inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

Thome delivers his acceptance speech in Cooperstown, New York   On Sunday afternoon, retired Philadelphia Phillies star first baseman Jim Thome finds himself officially enshrined among baseball’s immortals. Also inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame are five more superstars: Vladimir Guerrero, Trevor Hoffman, Chipper Jones, Jack Morris, and Alan Trammell. Even though Thome played just four of his 22 big league seasons with the Phillies, … Continue reading Phillies Wall of Famer Jim Thome inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame