DA15 Instagram Post: Remembering Johnny Callison today. He would’ve been 81. He & Bunning were exceptional leaders for the 1960s #Phillies
DA15 Instagram Post: Dock Ellis would’ve turned 75 today. Clemente & Pops loved him. For a few wild weeks in the summer of 1977 we were teammates in Oakland. Fierce competitor. Fearless yet an absolutely hilarious human being. If you’ve not seen “No No: A Dockumentary” yet. Check it out #Pirates #oaklandathletics #JustSayNoNo
DA15 Instagram Post: Happy Birthday to my #Phillies teammate Johnny Briggs, w Tony Taylor (8) and Larry Hisle (22) at the 1970 home opener. Thanks @alexcheremeteff for sharing this photo
DA15 Instagram Post: Happy Birthday to my friend #Astros legend JR Richard. Print from the talented Jeff at Gypsy Oak Art. Check him out on Twitter @gypsyoak or http://gypsyoakart.bigcartel.com/
Wilver Dornell Stargell would have been 80 years old today. Sadly he passed in 2001, much too soon for someone that enjoyed life as much as he did. I miss him every day. Of course everyone knows he was a great ballplayer, but to me he was a greater friend. Although my team were always…
This morning we ran into a fun tweet from @PhilBaseBallHis with a short video featuring the 1976 Phillies getting introduced on Opening Day (April 10th, 1976) at the Vet. Although the video is only 3 seconds, it is packed with great memories and some amazing ballplayers. You can see 1976 Phillies manager Danny Ozark shaking…
OTD in 1954: Robin Roberts signs a contract reported to be worth over $40,000 — a record for a National League pitcher. The Phillies initial contract offer was a cut in pay, but Roberts held out for a raise
Today is the 101st anniversary of Monte Irvin’s birth. Born on February 25, 1919, in Haleburg, Alabama… Monte was still a young boy when his family moved to Orange, New Jersey. Monte was a great high school athlete, earning 16 varsity letters and was recognized all-state in four sports (football, basketball, track, and baseball). He was…
Happy 82nd Birthday to my former #Dodgers teammate Manny Mota.
Heaven received another angel yesterday. Rest In Peace Mrs. Clemente!