Jay Baller was a right-handed pitcher who appeared in six big-league seasons, the first and last of those a decade apart with the Phillies in 1982 and 1992.
The Chicago Cubs hired Dallas Green away to become their general manager and he used former Phillies players to help win the 1984 NL East in Chicago.
The 1980 Philadelphia Phillies won the first World Series championship in franchise history. The four Fall Classic victories are featured today on MLB Network.
A position-by-position comparison between the Phillies 1980 and 2008 world champions continues in center field with Garry Maddox and Shane Victorino.
The comparison between the 1980 and 2008 Philadelphia Phillies world championship teams reaches left field with Pat Burrell and Greg Luzinski.