What if the post-1980 Philadelphia Phillies had stayed pat for the most part? What if most of the trades made by general manager Paul Owens had not been considered or consummated?
Don McCormack was a longtime catcher in the Phillies minor league system who got cups of coffee with the big club in both 1980 and 1981.
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 40th anniversary celebration of the Philadelphia Phillies 1980 World Series victory continues with a comparison of their bullpen with the 2008 champions.
Which Phillies World Series championship team was the better all-around ball club: 1980 or 2008?