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Richmond.comMcElroy: Some things my unborn daughter needs to know on Father’s DayRichmond.comJust as my Mom-Mom bought me my first Phillies cap and as your grandfather told me stories of Dick Allen, the 1964 collapse and Steve Carlton, I’ll tire you with tales of Mike Schmidt, when they almost won it all in 1993 and how they finally did in 2008. […]

Sat, Jun 17, 2017
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DeKalb Daily ChronicleKORCEK: Piersall was anything but dullDeKalb Daily ChronicleNo offense to White Sox fans, but once slugger Dick Allen left the premises at 35th and Shields after 1974, the franchise’s No. 1 attraction became the talent in the TV booth – the kings of verbosity, Harry Caray and Piersall. Viewer reaction over the … […]

Mon, Jun 12, 2017
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Jim Bunning, RIP: TenacitySports CentralWhen the Tigers traded him to the Phillies after the 1963 season, the team didn’t mind speculation that it was because they thought Bunning — who held a bachelor’s degree in economics he earned from Xavier University during his minor league seasons …and more […]

Tue, May 30, 2017
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Beware the Splinters
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Mon, May 29, 2017
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Altus Times | Today’s highlights in baseball history providedAltus TimesToday is Monday, May 29, the 149th day of 2017. There are 216 days left in the year. Today’s highlights in baseball history: 1916 — Christy Mathewson defeated …and more […]

Mon, May 29, 2017
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This Date In Baseball | WTOPWTOP1916 — Christy Mathewson defeated the Boston Braves 3-0 for the New York Giants’ 17th consecutive road win. 1922 — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled …and more […]

Sun, May 28, 2017
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Fox NewsJim Bunning, MLB Hall of Famer and ex-GOP senator, dies at 85Fox NewsFormer Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jim Bunning throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 5 of Major League Baseball’s World Series in Philadelphia, October 27, 2008. … Former Phillies teammate Dick Allen tweeted, “God Bless Jim Bunning.”.Jim Bunning is remembered as a competitor on and off the fieldPhilly.comFrom 2009: Jim Bunning remembers his perfect gameLancasterOnlineJim Bunning’s perfect game on June 21, 1964, as covered by NewsdayNewsdayall 411 news articles […]

Sat, May 27, 2017
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The Good PhightPhillies news & links — Odubel Herrera’s platinum sombreroThe Good PhightThe air smells a little sweeter, the sun is shining a little brighter, and I’m only moderately afraid of watching the Phillies tonight. Why? Because the … 5th Phillies Platinum Sombrero in last 100 years. The other 4: Pat Burrell, Scott Rolen, Dick …and more […]

Fri, May 26, 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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Pittsburgh Post-GazetteGene Collier: An appreciation for Dick AllenPittsburgh Post-GazetteWhen he was 22, Allen was called Richie Allen or Rich, a rookie with the Philadelphia Phillies coming into a league choked with fearsome hitters – Mays, Clemente, Stargell, Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks, Frank Robinson, Willie McCovey, all headed to … […]

Sat, Mar 04, 2017
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CBS LocalPush Renewed To Get Phillies Great Dick Allen Into Hall Of FameCBS LocalPHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Baseball, the Hall of Fame and race relations were all rolled into one lightning rod of a man who swung a thunderous bat. A group of advocates who want to see a bust of former Phillies great Dick Allen in Cooperstown took their …Major league pitch for Dick Allen to get into Hall of FamePhilly.comall 2 news articles […]

Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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HBO is releasing a special about former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Curt Flood, and how he changed the game of baseball.
Curt Flood had a solid 15-year career in which he hit .293 while being selected to three All-Star teams and seven Gold Glove Awards. But his biggest impact came off the field, […]

Wed, Feb 22, 2017
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This post is for voting and discussion in the 124th round of balloting for the Circle of Greats (COG). Â This is the last of three rounds adding to the list of candidates eligible to receive your votes those players born in 1972. Rules and lists are after the jump. The new group of 1972-born players, […]

Wed, Feb 08, 2017
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This post is for voting and discussion in the 123rd round of balloting for the Circle of Greats (COG). Â This is the second of three rounds adding to the list of candidates eligible to receive your votes those players born in 1972. Rules and lists are after the jump. The new group of 1972-born player […]

Mon, Jan 30, 2017
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This post is for voting and discussion in the 122nd round of balloting for the Circle of Greats (COG). Â This is the first of three rounds adding to the list of candidates eligible to receive your votes those players born in 1972. Rules and lists are after the jump. The new group of 1972-born players […]

Wed, Jan 18, 2017
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We take a look at fifteen of the all-time greatest baseball players to ever wear the number f15 throughout their careers.
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Mon, Jan 16, 2017
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Mon, Jan 16, 2017
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These 10 players are the best to receive only one year of consideration for the MLB Hall of Fame before dropping off the ballot.
Sometimes it’s an honor just to be nominated. This often holds true for entertainment awards shows as well as Hall of Fame voting. With less than two weeks to go be… […]

Fri, Jan 06, 2017
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