The Philadelphia Phillies franchise was founded for the 1883 season and has competed continuously under that name through today. It is the oldest continuous one city, one name franchise in American professional sports history.
The artwork displayed at the top of our Phillies History page is titled “Philadelphia Phillies Dream Scene” and is taken from an oil painting done by Jamie Cooper which is on display at Citizens Bank Park. You can purchase your own incredible replica Lithograph Panorama Photo through Dynasty Sports.
Be sure to enjoy the ongoing “Philography” series from Matt Veasey. Each piece provides a mini-biography of a particular important figure in Philadelphia Phillies history keying on their baseball career.
PHILLIES WALL OF FAMERS
Phillies Wall of Fame (recent)
2021 – Manny Trillo, 2022 – Bake McBride, Ron Reed
OFF-SITE HISTORY RESOURCES
The following links will take you to sites outside of Phillies Bell. We invite you to visit them and return here as your home for coverage of the ball club. From time to time we will examine these sites to ensure that they remain active and relevant. Always looking for your input on more sites of interest regarding Phillies history.
PHILLIES ALL-TIME LEADERS: The leader boards for various statistical categories in franchise history such as hits, home runs, strikeouts, games played, etc.
PHILLIES SORTABLE PLAYER STATS: You can sort through Phillies statistics for any season, including spring training and postseason stats (where relevant) from any year dating back to 1886.
PHILLIES AWARD WINNERS: Members of the organization who have won the Most Valuable Player, Cy Young, Rookie of the Year and many other awards.
PHILLIES TEAM PHOTOS: Provided by TheDeadballEra.com site are formal team photos of most Philadelphia Phillies teams dating all the way back to 1884. (This link currently not working. Attempting to make contact with the site host.)
PHILLIES TEAM OWNERSHIP: The folks at the Society for American Baseball Research SABR provide a listing of the club’s owners in a perpetually updated piece by Rich Wescott.
PHILLIES UNIFORM NUMBERS: Want to know which players wore any particular number in franchise history? Look them up right here thanks to Baseball-Reference.
PHILLIES RECORD VS OPPONENTS: Ever want to know what the Phillies record is all-time vs a particular team? Find it right here mcubed.net, where you can find similar info on any team in any sport.