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MLB.comA cut above: MVP allure awaits worthy candidatesMLB.comThe 2017 season was a year for sluggers, and the MVP Award races in both leagues are filled to the brim with guys who mashed. Now it’s time for two of them to have their names added to a list packed with legends. The American and National League Most …and more […]

Wed, Nov 15, 2017
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Sports IllustratedWhere Do Aaron Judge’s and Cody Bellinger’s Rookie of the Year-Winning Seasons Rank All Time?Sports IllustratedTo the surprise of no one, Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger have officially been named the American League and National League Rookies of the Year, respectively. This is by far the easiest choice that the Baseball Writers Association of America’s voters …Rookie of the Year: How will Aaron Judge, Cody Bellinger stack up to greatest duos ever?USA TODAYall 186 news articles […]

Mon, Nov 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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Daily Local NewsBurton’s Barber Shop celebrates 125 years with day-long festivitiesDaily Local NewsBurton himself was jubilant, but he just couldn’t stop the talk about the Phillies and baseball. Periodically, he would leave the chair and point out a person or event in a picture among the many on his wall, and then he would proceed to tell the story … […]

Sat, Nov 11, 2017
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DeadspinWhat Roy Halladay Meant To PhiladelphiaDeadspinI used to hang out with Johnny to watch the Phillies a lot, actually. Leaving the stadium on the last day of the season in 2007, we both bought bootleg NL East championship t-shirts that were (1) still wet and (2) had been wrapped around some guy’s leg …Roy Halladay Plane Crash Video Witnesses Say He Was ShowboatingTMZ.comall 272 news articles […]

Thu, Nov 09, 2017
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NJ.comMcCAFFERY: Analytics will not always manage to define new Phillies manager Gabe KaplerBucks Local NewsPHILADELPHIA >> Gabe Kapler will let his starting pitchers work into the seventh, eighth and ninth innings. And Gabe Kapler will drag his starting pitchers back to the dugout after 50 crooked throws. Gabe Kapler will order sacrifice bunts, playing for …Coconut Oil – Beyond Cooking – KaplifestyleKaplifestyleall 69 news articles […]

Fri, Nov 03, 2017
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Daily Local NewsBurton’s Barber Shop will celebrate 125 yearsDaily Local NewsBut there are also shots of Major League Baseball greats like Richie Ashburn, Dick Allen and Charlie Manuel — folks who have arrived to speak at the famous “Old Timers Hall of Fame Banquet,” which Burton holds every year in January. It’s been going on … […]

Sat, Oct 28, 2017
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Chicago TribuneFormer White Sox savior Dick Allen still lets his bat do the talkingChicago Tribune… now a White Sox studio analyst for CSN Chicago. “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. … Allen played in only 1,749 games over 15 years with the … […]

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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CBS PhillyA Renewed Push For Phils Slugger Dick Allen To Hall Of FameCBS PhillyPHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As the Baseball Hall of Fame adds five new members on Sunday, a legendary Phillies slugger remains on the outside looking in. There is most certainly a case to be made for why Dick Allen is worthy. So why is this superstar not in … […]

Sat, Jul 29, 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.comAllen, who starred for the Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago White Sox between 1964 and 1976, became eligible for induction in 1982. But never did the Baseball Writers’ Association of America give him more than 18.9 percent of the vote during his 15 … […]

Wed, Jul 26, 2017
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Beware the Splinters
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Mon, May 29, 2017
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There’s a story I’ve heard about Ted Williams. The long version is better, but it includes typical Williams language, so I can’t use it here. I’ve told it before, but I like it so much, I’ll tell it again. Anyways, in 1954, like most regulars, Ted only played the early […]

Tue, May 09, 2017
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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 […]

Mon, May 01, 2017
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There is no denying what an honor it is for a baseball player to be named to the Hall of Fame and there is probably no feeling like it. However, … Continue Reading → […]

Thu, Apr 06, 2017
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Philly.comMajor league pitch for Dick Allen to get into Hall of FamePhilly.comAs for that production, Dick Allen was a seven-time All-Star and the 1972 American League MVP while with the Chicago White Sox. For an 11-year period, the former Phillie was one of the most dangerous offensive threats in baseball. Allen’s offensive …Push Renewed To Get Phillies Great Dick Allen Into Hall Of FameCBS Localall 2 news articles […]

Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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