The 1979 AL pennant-winning Baltimore Orioles starting shortstop, Kiko Garcia closed his 10 year big-league career with three seasons with the Phillies.
The 1983 season was one of great change for a Philadelphia Phillies organization that had achieved tremendous success over the previous decade. The Phillies had won the 1980 World Series, four NL East division crowns, and earned a postseason berth in a 1981 campaign split by a work stoppage.As longtime 1980 World Series-winning stars Mike Schmidt (33), Garry Maddox (32), Steve … Continue reading Phillies Fall Classics VI: 1983 World Series Game One
The Philadelphia Phillies bill their annual "Phillies Phestival" as a "fun-filled autograph and auction party for all ages", and this year's event will take place this evening at Citizens Bank Park on what is an open date in the Phils MLB schedule.The goal of the Phestival is to raise funds to help battle the devastating, … Continue reading Fightin’ Phils Battle ALS
On Sunday night, October 27th, 1985, Hall of Famer George Brett and the Kansas City Royals put an 11-0 beat down on the Saint Louis Cardinals to win Game 7 of the 1985 World Series.The victory clinched the first and only World Series championship in the history of the Royals organization. It would also prove … Continue reading ALCS: Royals over Orioles
Baltimore Orioles catcher Rick Dempsey was the MVP of an often overlooked 1983 World Series No one of a certain age will ever forget the events of October 1980 as the Phillies won their first and only World Series title behind future Hall of Famers Mike Schmidt and Steve Carlton, the legendary Pete Rose, … Continue reading The forgotten Philly World Series