When talking about the great catchers of the 1970’s-1980’s the conversation is likely to highlight a quartet of backstops from that era: Johnny Bench, Carlton Fisk, Gary Carter, and Ted Simmons. But there is another, perhaps not Hall of Fame caliber as those, who rightly belongs as part of the discussion. At some point today, … Continue reading Bob Boone’s baseball family legacy
Phillies Phlashback: The Dave Cash trade
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.
Phillies 50: Forgotten 1971 – Bobby Pfeil
Bobby Pfeil spent a good part of his rookie season as starting third baseman with the 1969 Amazin' Mets. He played just one more year, with the 1971 Phillies.
Phillies 50: Forgotten 1972 – Pete Koegel
The position player representative from the 1972 Phillies appeared in 41 games during his final of three MLB seasons that year.
Phillies 50: Forgotten 1972 – Bob Terlecki
Right-handed pitcher Bob Terlecki made his only nine MLB appearances in the late summer of 1972 with the Philadelphia Phillies.