During the 40th anniversary of the Phillies 1980 World Series title a position-by-position comparison with the 2008 champs continues with the shortstops.
Philography: Mike Schmidt - Entire books can be written – have been written – in order to fully tell the story of one of the greatest players in the history of Major League Baseball.
Philography: Jim Bunning - The right-hander who pitched with the Phillies from 1964-67 and again to close out his big-league career in 1970-71 had his uniform #14 retired on April 6, 2001.
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
The city of Philadelphia has played host to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game four times in the 83-year history of baseball's midsummer classic. In both 1943 and 1952 the game was held at Shibe Park, with the NL taking the first by a 5-3 score and the AL coming back with a 3-2 victory in … Continue reading Phillies MLB All-Star Games: 1976