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Jay Jaffe FanGraphs Chat – 9/20/18FanGraphs (blog)Jones, whose bond with the city of Baltimore is unique, exercised a right that players fought for and won over 45 years ago., and as he said, the Phillies were less than a perfect fit given the probability of him playing part-time at a relatively … […]

Thu, Sep 20, 2018
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Metro US2018 Phillies need miracle to reach MLB postseasonMetro USThis is the right mindset to have because the Phillies have run out of tomorrows. What shaped up not too long ago as a potentially epic showdown—seven of 11 against the Braves, with an imposing four-game trip to Colorado in between—now seems more … […]

Wed, Sep 19, 2018
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The Week MagazineHigh fives, sneezes, and imaginary spiders: An ode to dumb baseball injuriesThe Week MagazineChicago White Sox infielder Dick Allen put his hand through a car’s tail light trying to push it out of his driveway. Really, no task is too small to be dangerous: When reaching to pick up a flip-flop his son had kicked off, Seattle Mariners first … […]

Wed, Sep 12, 2018
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In 2015, within the span of 6 weeks, the first black players for both Chicago baseball teams passed away. Ernie Banks, the beloved icon of the Chicago Cubs, died on January 23, 2015. On March 1, former White Sox star Minnie Minoso passed at the age of 89 (or 90, or 92, depending on who […]
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Wed, Sep 12, 2018
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LancasterOnlineEd Flick, teamwork make Hospice sports memorabilia auction a successLancasterOnlineAt a dinner for Hospice volunteers, he met a lady who told him she’d graduated from Wampum High School with former Phillies star Richie Allen. Flick provided a baseball, she got Allen to sign it and it sold for $100. Flick might tell you, though, that … […]

Sat, Sep 08, 2018
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South Side SoxGamethread: Angels at White SoxSouth Side SoxTed Lyons, Vladimir Guerrero, Lance Berkman, Jack Morris, Robin Ventura, Fred McGriff, Bobby Bonds, Keith Hernandez, Jim Palmer, Andre Dawson, Dave Winfield, Sammy Sosa, Ryne Sandburg, Juan Marichal, Dick Allen, Gary Sheffield, Joe Torre, Bob …and more […]

Sat, Sep 08, 2018
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This is the Philadelphia Phillies all-time roster. I decided to select two players for each infield position, six outfielders (regardless of specific position), and one designated hitter for each AL team. Hitters had to have a minimum of 1,500 plate appearance. For pitching, we selected seven starti […]

Thu, Aug 16, 2018
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The Philadelphia TribuneDaryl Bell: Time to retire Dick Allen’s numberThe Philadelphia TribuneThere have been 25 Philadelphia Phillies players who have worn No. 15 on their backs since Dick Allen wore the candy cane-striped uniform in competition in 1976. And while Andrew Knapp is the current occupant of the uniform number, the reserve catcher … […]

Mon, Aug 06, 2018
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Picking an All-Star roster is an inexact science. In any given year over the decades, you’ve had a mix of fans, players, managers, writers, and probably other sorts of beings figuring into the mix. And each brings a different viewpoint about what constitutes an All-Star … Is he the guy w […]

Fri, Jul 20, 2018
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Picking an All-Star roster is an inexact science. In any given year over the decades, you’ve had a mix of fans, players, managers, writers, and probably other sorts of beings figuring into the mix. And each brings a different viewpoint about what constitutes an All-Star … Is he the guy w […]

Thu, Jul 12, 2018
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After being selected by fans to be the starting American League first baseman in the All-Star game, David Wildman writes that it’s time to truly appreciate the greatness of Jose Abreu.
The post Jose Abreu Cements Himself as a White Sox Legend appeared first on The Loop Sports. […]

Wed, Jul 11, 2018
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Hoy hablamos de Willie McCovey, un jugador temido por los pitchers por su gran poder con el bate. El miedo
Este artículo es un contenido original de la web Pitcheos Salvajes […]

Wed, Jun 27, 2018
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I met him at Paul Owens Training Facility at Carpenter Complex, the Philadelphia Phillies spring training facility in Clearwater, Florida in 2016.It was Dick’s 74th birthday (March 8, 2016) and he just happened to show up at the complex shortly after I had gotten there. I had seen him there in […]

Sat, Jun 23, 2018
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Among the best pitchers of all-time, you find a number of elite lefties. Today, we’ll explore the best left-handed pitchers in major league history.
As part of a series we will cover here at Call to the Pen on MLB history, today we will look at the best left-handed pitchers of all time.

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Tue, Jun 19, 2018
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Continuing our series on MLB History, today we look at the top 25 third basemen in the history of baseball.
We looked at the top 15 right-handed pitchers, the top 10 catchers, the top 25 first basemen, and the top 25 shortstops in baseball history. Now it’s time to look at the top 25 third ba… […]

Sat, Jun 16, 2018
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Jim “Mudcat” Grant, Kenny Lofton, and Eddie Murray are among five players selected for induction in the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum’s “Hall of Game” class in a ceremony on June 9. Grant, Lofton, and Murray will be joined by former … Read More […]

Mon, May 07, 2018
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The Philadelphia TribuneDick Allen to be inducted into ‘Hall of Game’The Philadelphia TribuneHe had two stints with the Phillies (1963-69, 1975-76). He also played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1970), Los Angeles Dodgers (1971), Chicago White Sox (1972-74) and Oakland Athletics (1977). In 1964, Allen was named the National League Rookie of the … […]

Fri, May 04, 2018
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May 1 1901 – The Senators, after bolting to a 4-0 start, suffer their 1st American League defeat. The opponent was none other than the John McGraw led Baltimore Orioles, the forerunners to the Yankees. The Orioles take a 6-4 win in Washington. The Senators would complete their inaugural season […]

Tue, May 01, 2018
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If you pick any date on the calendar at the random, chances are there are several well known major leaguers that were born on that date. If you’re lucky, maybe you’ll find out there is a Cooperstown resident that shares a birthday with you (I personally share a birthday with three Hall r […]

Sat, Mar 10, 2018
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Of course, the Phillies faithful will not wait until Opening Day to voice their beliefs regarding the player who disappoints them the most, but will it be in March or April before they want to trade him?

Reflecting before tomorrow:
If the question is exceeding only a low bar, not many … […]

Tue, Feb 27, 2018
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