Phillies Wall of Fame Nominee Fred Luderus

The Philadelphia Phillies Wall of Fame is a wonderful tradition of honoring the great individuals who have made Phillies baseball more enjoyable for fans of the team over its 133-season existence. Beginning with Hall of Fame pitcher Robin Roberts in 1978, the Phillies have honored one player, coach, or other individual each season with a place on … Continue reading Phillies Wall of Fame Nominee Fred Luderus

Phillies 2016 Wall of Fame nominee Fred Luderus

        Luderus was Phillies starting first baseman during the 1910's The Philadelphia Phillies Wall of Fame is a wonderful tradition of honoring the great individuals who have made Phillies baseball more enjoyable for fans of the team over its 133-season existence. Beginning with Hall of Fame pitcher Robin Roberts in 1978, the Phillies have … Continue reading Phillies 2016 Wall of Fame nominee Fred Luderus

Phillies Fall Classics I: 1915 World Series Game One

My 14-part series examining each of the games won by the club in the World Series over the franchise' history begins here with Game One of the 1915 series against the Boston Red Sox.In 1915, the Phillies played in just their 33rd season of existence since the franchise had been founded back in 1883. Not once in the … Continue reading Phillies Fall Classics I: 1915 World Series Game One

Fred Luderus deserves a place on Phillies Wall of Fame

The Phillies have announced that fan voting is now open in the first step towards naming a 2015 honoree on the franchise Wall of Fame. Of all the names on the ballot, possibly the least well-known is also the most worthy: Fred Luderus. Many Phils fans are probably asking themselves "Who?" when confronted with that statement. … Continue reading Fred Luderus deserves a place on Phillies Wall of Fame

1915 World Series: Phillies vs. Red Sox

  A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...well sort of, the Philadelphia Phillies appeared in the World Series during the early part of the 20th century. The Phillies lost the 1915 World Series to the Boston Red Sox and legendary outfielder Tris Speaker by 4 games to 1, marking the second straight … Continue reading 1915 World Series: Phillies vs. Red Sox