Larry Andersen arrived in Philly at the 1983 trade deadline in a move to bolster the bullpen, and became one of the most beloved Phillies of all-time.
26-year-old right-hander Darrin Chapin made just one appearance on the mound for the Phillies, one of just four appearances over brief promotions to Major League Baseball.
Andy Carter was born in Philadelphia, played his high school ball in the suburbs at Springfield High School, and was chosen by the Phillies with their 37th round selection in the 1987 MLB Draft out of the University of Delaware.
The Chicago Cubs hired Dallas Green away to become their general manager and he used former Phillies players to help win the 1984 NL East in Chicago.
It was the summer of 1982, and I was a still young 21-year old baseball fan who was beginning to take notice of something happening within the game that I had followed for about a dozen years.The heroes of the game in my childhood were beginning to age, and some were even retiring. For example, Reggie … Continue reading Goodbye, Mr. Padre