When you finish 52–102, 40 games out of first place, there is no joy in Mudville. Yes, that’s the capsule of the 1930 Phillies. What went wrong?
Longtime Phillies PR director and historian Larry Shenk takes a look back at the 1920 Phillies, the last team to compete during baseball's Dead Ball Era.
Philography: Sherry Magee
Dick Sisler is mobbed by his Whiz Kids teammates after the 10th inning home run that won the 1950 NL pennant The team that we now lovingly know as the Philadelphia Phillies was born way back in 1883 as the Philadelphia Quakers. During that first season they also became referred to as the 'Philadelphians', … Continue reading The Whiz Kids
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...well sort of, the Philadelphia Phillies appeared in the World Series during the early part of the 20th century. The Phillies lost the 1915 World Series to the Boston Red Sox and legendary outfielder Tris Speaker by 4 games to 1, marking the second straight … Continue reading 1915 World Series: Phillies vs. Red Sox