The Philadelphia Phillies owe their birth in 1883 to the death of the old Worcester club. Worcester in Massachusetts had been deemed too small to support a major league team. After three seasons in the National League, the club was disbanded and the franchise rights sold. Needing a team to balance out their schedule, the … Continue reading Philadelphia Phillies All-Time 25-Man Roster
Philography: Granny Hamner - As the 1950's dawned the Phillies were developing a young, exciting club. Hamner was right in the middle of that excitement, literally, as the 22-year old starting shortstop for what appeared to be an up-and-coming contender.
The terrible trade of Jack Sanford
Based on physical appearance, Jim Konstanty is one of the least likely looking winners of the National League Most Valuable Player award. But for the incredible ‘Whiz Kids’ team of 1950, that is exactly what the Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher became. The right-hander pitched in parts of 13 big league seasons, 7 of those in Philly. … Continue reading Philography: Jim Konstanty
Philography: Chris Short