My fondest Phillies memory is a father-son moment wrapped up in the famous Phillies-Padres game of July 2, 1993, the game that ended at 4:41 am.
Jim Bunning was one of baseball’s all-time greatest pitchers. The former Detroit Tigers and Philadelphia Phillies star passed away today at age 85.In 1996, Bunning was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee. He won 224 games during his big league career, and was the first to win more than 100 games in the National and American … Continue reading Baseball Hall of Famer Jim Bunning Passes Away
Jim Bunning proved one of best trades ever for PhilliesOn this date just over a half-century ago, the up and coming Philadelphia Phillies made one of the better trades in their long history.On December 4th, 1963 the Phils sent outfielder Don Demeter and pitcher Jack Hamilton to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for starting pitcher … Continue reading Bunning trade: Arrival of a Hall of Famer