Want a fantastic bit of trivia? Seven players who Nolan Ryan struck out during their careers would have sons who grew up to become MLB players who were then also struck out by Nolan Ryan.
A hot three-week stretch has pushed the Philadelphia Phillies into the top 10 as The Bell releases our 2020 MLB Power Rankings for Labor Day weekend.
Ron Diorio and Dave Wallace share the 1973 pitching spot in this 'Phillies 50' series. Each had a brief playing career but Wallace became a longtime coach.
Bob Molinaro was an outfielder who appeared with the Phillies over his final two big-league seasons in 1982-83, making 19 pinch-hit appearances each year.
The 1979 AL pennant-winning Baltimore Orioles starting shortstop, Kiko Garcia closed his 10 year big-league career with three seasons with the Phillies.