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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.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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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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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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