Phillies Fall Classics VI: 1983 World Series Game One

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 forgotten Philly World Series

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