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Luzinski hit a home run that clanged off the Liberty Bell

Luzinski hit a home run that clanged off the Liberty Bell
October 31, 2012 No Comments »

Sparky Anderson made many predictions over the course of his career. He was famous for hyperbole – a fancy word for spreading bull. But it was no bull what Sparky once said about The Bull, Greg Luzinski of the Philadelphia ... Read More »

Five biggest disappointments of the 2012 baseball season

Five biggest disappointments of the 2012 baseball season
September 16, 2012 No Comments »

Another regular season is winding down, and with only about three weeks left, it’s not too early to select the big disappointments of the 2012 major league season. Jose Reyes and the Marlins What costs $124 million and doesn’t make ... Read More »

Philadelphia Phillies All-Time Team

Philadelphia Phillies All-Time Team
September 1, 2012 No Comments »

While some All-Time Teams have an old-timer feel to them (the Pittsburgh Pirates for example), the Phillies All-Time Team has a distinct modern feel. Seven of the nine players in the starting lineup played after 1970, and 3/5 of the ... Read More »

Phillies outlasted pesky Astros in 1980 to win first pennant in 30 years

Phillies outlasted pesky Astros in 1980 to win first pennant in 30 years
July 24, 2012 2 Comments »

NLCS Game Five, October 12, 1980 | Philadelphia Phillies vs. Houston Astros at Astrodome in Houston In the 1980 NL Playoffs, the Houston Astros continued their season of tight games and near misses by playing four extra-inning games in a ... Read More »

How the ’11 Tigers are like the ’80 Phillies

How the ’11 Tigers are like the ’80 Phillies
September 1, 2011 No Comments »

As the 2011 season begins to wind down, the Detroit Tigers are perched atop the American League Central division, precariously some might say. Despite the fact that the division is one of the weakest in baseball. The team seems to ... Read More »

Phillies "Big Four" could be best ever

Phillies "Big Four" could be best ever
December 20, 2010 No Comments »

Lebron, Wade, and Bosh? The Phillies have done one better than the Miami Heat. With the acquisition of free agent left-hander Cliff Lee last week, the Philadelphia Phillies established a foursome of starting pitchers that rival the greatest in the ... Read More »

Five moves that helped land Gillick in the Hall

Five moves that helped land Gillick in the Hall
December 6, 2010 No Comments »

Normally, trading a future Hall of Fame player is the death knell for a major league general manager. But when Pat Gillick did it he laid the groundwork for historic success. In 1999, Gillick, with impressive credentials on his resume, ... Read More »

Chuck Klein’s incredible 1930 season

Chuck Klein’s incredible 1930 season
November 1, 2010 No Comments »

When we think of the greatest hitting seasons ever, we think first of the players who set the standards in batting average and home runs. Hit over .400, reach the 60-HR plateau, or win the Triple Crown, and baseball fans ... Read More »

Greatest Cinderella teams in baseball history

Greatest Cinderella teams in baseball history
September 1, 2010 No Comments »

Here's our list of the greatest Cinderella teams in baseball history, from the 1914 Miracle Boston Braves to the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays, these teams wore the glass slipper for one magical season Read More »