Advent: A time for anticipation, and patience
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.
Today is my 59th birthday, marking a milestone in life. The most obvious is that it begins the final year of the decade of my 50's. However, it also marks my farewell to Middle Age.
Gregg Murphy (or as he is affectionately known, 'Murph') was a member of the club's official broadcast team from 2012 through this past season. His primary role was to bring fans reports from various locations throughout Citizens Bank Park and road ballparks as games progressed.
If the Phillies succeed in bringing back the top catcher in the game, then the ball club can look towards another shot at contending in 2021. If that effort fails, the questions will only become greater as the winter moves along.