Today is Saint Patrick’s Day. And if you know anything about Frank Edwin ‘Tug’ McGraw, then you know that this is the perfect day to look back on the career of the Little Leprechaun of baseball.
What if the 1980’s Phillies had stood pat?
What if the post-1980 Philadelphia Phillies had stayed pat for the most part? What if most of the trades made by general manager Paul Owens had not been considered or consummated?
Phillies champions: 1980 vs 2008 – the winner
Over the last couple of months during this shutdown of baseball, I've presented a series here at The Bell. Each piece in the series has presented a position-by-position comparison of the 1980 and 2008 Philadelphia Phillies World Series championship teams. You can find a link to each of those individual comparisons below. So, now it's … Continue reading Phillies champions: 1980 vs 2008 – the winner
Phillies 1980 vs 2008: Right field
The final position-by-position comparison between the 1980 and 2008 Philadelphia Phillies world champions with Bake McBride and Jayson Werth in right field.
MLB Network airing Phillies victories from the 1980 World Series
The 1980 Philadelphia Phillies won the first World Series championship in franchise history. The four Fall Classic victories are featured today on MLB Network.