An informative and engaging piece of Phillies history, “The Fightin’ Phillies” by Larry Shenk is worth your money, your time, and a place on your bookshelf or in your personal device library. Pick up a copy at the link at the top of this story.
When we examine the 1970’s in the National League and compare Larry Bowa of the Phillies to the other top fielders at the shortstop position during the decade the answer seems obvious.
Phillies historian Larry Shenk writes that baseball may have gone away now for a couple of months and may be gone for a couple more – but it will be back.
Longtime Philadelphia Phillies historian Larry Shenk on a possible “new normal” should baseball return this summer.
Longtime Phillies historian Larry Shenk looks back at Art Mahaffey’s record-setting pitching performance at Connie Mack Stadium nearly a half-century ago.