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Daily Local NewsOld Timers Hall of Fame honors 10 at annual banquetDaily Local NewsSpeakers at the banquet in the past have included stars like Richie Ashburn, Mickey Morandini, Stan Lopata, Curt Schilling and Dick Allen and former Phillies Vice President Larry Shenk. Kennett Old Timers President Burton spoke of those who founded the … […]

Sun, Jan 21, 2018
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Dick Allen, Charlie Manuel Among Phillies Honored by MuseumSports Talk Philly (blog)Dick Allen arrived on the major league scene near the end of the 1963 season and won the N.L. Rookie of the Year award with the Phillies in 1964. His trade to the Cardinals in 1969 sparked a baseball revolution when fellow trade-e Curt Flood refused to … […]

Fri, Jan 19, 2018
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Tampabay.com (blog)Former Phillies, Indians manager Charlie Manuel to get Ted Williams Museum awardTampabay.com (blog)Former Phillies and Indians manager Charlie Manuel will receive the Ted Williams Lifetime Achievement Award on Feb. 10 in Clearwater. The honor is bestowed by the Ted Williams Museum at its annual Hitters Hall of Fame induction, moving this year from …and more […]

Fri, Jan 19, 2018
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Call to the PenSt. Louis Cardinals: Remembering Curt FloodCall to the PenThe beginning of all of the “issue” for Flood stemmed from an offseason trade in October of 1969 that would have sent Flood, Tim McCarver, and two other players to the Philadelphia Phillies for a package of three players headlined by Dick Allen. Flood … […]

Thu, Jan 18, 2018
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Tampabay.com (blog)Tony Perez, Dick Allen to highlight Ted Williams museum inductionsTampabay.com (blog)Hall of Famer Tony Perez and longtime Phillies/White Sox star Dick Allen will be inducted into the Ted Williams Hitters Hall of Fame next month in Clearwater. Former Yankees Cy Young Award winner Ron Guidry and longtime Astros ace J.R. Richard also …and more […]

Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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Viva El BirdosA brief history of Cardinals one-year wondersViva El BirdosDick Allen was one of the greatest hitters and most underrated players of his era, and his acquisition by the Cardinals from the Philadelphia Phillies is historically overshadowed by the ripple effects of the trade—the Cardinals sent Curt Flood, whose …and more […]

Thu, Jan 11, 2018
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The Hall of Fame class of 2018 will be announced on January 24, 2018. In the meantime, I’m going to spend my Sundays going over the 33 players on this year’s ballot. I’ll include what the argument for inclusion is for each player and what the argument against their inclusion might be. I’ve tried to […]

Sun, Jan 07, 2018
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Daily Local NewsTom Ogurcak will be honored along with nine players at Old Timers Baseball Hall of FameDaily Local NewsThe guest speaker will be Phillies TV commentator Ben Davis. In the past, guest speakers have included many announcers, coaches and players going back as far as Richie Ashburn, Dick Allen and Stan Lopata. In recent years, Phillies Manager Charlie … […]

Mon, Jan 01, 2018
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Sports Talk Philly (blog)Top 25 Players to Ever Play a Game for the Phillies: No. 12, Jim BunningSports Talk Philly (blog)On Sunday June 21, the Phillies had a doubleheader with the New York Mets at Shea Stadium in New York and Bunning was scheduled to start the first game against Tracy Stallard. The Phillies opened the first inning with a leadoff walk by Johnny Briggs … […]

Sat, Dec 30, 2017
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Top 25 Players to Ever Play a Game for the Phillies: No. 13, Dick AllenSports Talk Philly (blog)Philadelphia Inquirer staff writer Ron Smith noted in the June 23, 1964 Inquirer that someone asked Phillies manager Gene Mauch how good Richie Allen was. Mauch said, “I wouldn’t be surprised if Richie singled to both right and left field on the same … […]

Tue, Dec 26, 2017
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This Week in 1960s Baseball
(December 24, 1969) The Major League Baseball Players Association today released a letter sent to Commissioner Bowie Kuhn that would rock one of the foundation of the game.
The letter
The letter was from Curt Flood, a three-time All-Star and seven-time Gold Glo […]

Thu, Dec 21, 2017
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Back in late October, Phillies Nation hosted its first ever book club event featuring Macho Row: The 1993 Phillies and Baseball’s Unwritten Code by William Kashatus. Thanks to all of our supporters and dedicated readers, the event was a success! Today we are announcing the second book: Crash: […]

Wed, Dec 13, 2017
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For the casual baseball fan under the age of 35 to 40, Tommy John is the name of a surgical procedure. Older fans remember the pitcher for whom the procedure was named, the left-handed starting pitcher whose ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow was replaced by a new ligament harvested from a […]

Sun, Nov 12, 2017
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Chicago TribuneFormer White Sox savior Dick Allen still lets his bat do the talkingChicago Tribune”Richie Allen was and still is a Hall of Famer as far as I’m concerned,” Mays has said, status the Hall’s gatekeepers have yet to confer. Often cited is the relative brevity of Allen’s career, which might have been shorter if he followed through on a … […]

Wed, Aug 23, 2017
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Major League Baseball during the 1960s was all about expanding the game. In 1960 there were 16 teams by 1969 there were 24. Each league was also split into two divisions, east and west, and the League Championship Series (LCS) was added in 1969. The outfield was chalk full of Hall of Famers and then […]

Mon, Aug 21, 2017
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In this series, we’re going to attempt to assemble the All-Time rosters for each Major League Baseball club. Up today, we look at the Philadelphia Phillies.
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Sun, Aug 20, 2017
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In some form, the Philadelphia Phillies had been a professional franchise since 1883. On this day in 1970, Tony Taylor became the first player in team history to hit a walkoff grand slam.
Despite some truly woeful years, the Philadelphia Phillies had some truly great players on their roster. Legend […]

Wed, Aug 02, 2017
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Third base is a position where you not only need to have a good glove and quick reaction time but an above average bat has almost become a pre-requisite. The first man associated with the long ball Frank “Home Run” Baker was a third baseman. Players like Eddie Mathews, Ron Santo, Ken Boy […]

Mon, Jul 31, 2017
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(This is part of a series of posts about the 2017 Hall of Fame inductions. Read them all here.) As the 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies drew near, fans everywhere were doing what fans do best — talking about the big event, second-guessing the HOF voters, and thinking about what […]

Fri, Jul 28, 2017
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Philly.comPhillies’ Dick Allen belongs in the Hall of FamePhilly.comIn Philadelphia, Allen was a victim of racism, not a manipulator of it. In fact, he was considered a “great teammate” by those who played with him “in spite of all the discrimination he suffered.” Not until he arrived in Chicago in 1972 did he feel … […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
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