Joe Morgan and Ferguson Jenkins, who put up the numbers that elevated them to the Hall of Fame while with the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs respectively, were clearly among the greatest Black players to ever pull on a Phillies jersey. You won't find them listed...
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.
Mike Rogodzinski's name may be familiar to early-1970's Phillies fans. He appeared in parts of three seasons and is the 1974 'Phillies 50' position player rep.
The only player on the 1976 Phillies roster who fits the bill for this 'Phillies 50' series is infielder Fred Andrews, who appeared in four games that year.
A position-by-position comparison between the Phillies 1980 and 2008 world champions continues in center field with Garry Maddox and Shane Victorino.