The 1972 Philadelphia Phillies were bad on the field, but a super performance from newcomer Steve Carlton and some whacky promotions helped ease fans pain.
A planned trip to a 1967 Philadelphia Phillies game at Connie Mack Stadium by a 13-year-old turns into a school assignment then a surprise meet with a hero.
Philography: Steve Carlton - It is a simple matter of fact to state that Carlton is the greatest pitcher to ever pull on a Philadelphia Phillies jersey.
NL's Cy Young Award has gone to a Philadelphia Phillies hurler seven times
Philography: Jim Bunning - The right-hander who pitched with the Phillies from 1964-67 and again to close out his big-league career in 1970-71 had his uniform #14 retired on April 6, 2001.