The Ken Brett for Dave Cash trade between the Philadelphia Phillies and Pittsburgh Pirates on this very date 47 years ago proved to be a winner for both teams. Division and cross-state rivals dealing key players in their prime to one another.
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.
Former longtime Philadelphia Phillies player and coach Mike Ryan passed away on July 7, 2020. He is the second-longest tenured coach in Phillies history.
Joel Bennett is the pitcher representative for the 2000 team in the 'Phillies 50' series of most random 1971-2019 players.
The "10 Questions With ...." series resumes with actress Ellen Adair, who also happens to be one of the biggest fans of the Phillies you will ever meet.