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.
The only player on the 1976 Phillies roster who fits the bill for this 'Phillies 50' series is infielder Fred Andrews, who appeared in four games that year.
Former Phillies PR director Larry Shenk looks back on the 1977 Philadelphia Phillies, one of the greatest in franchise history suffered a controversial end.
Philography: Steve Carlton - It is a simple matter of fact to state that Carlton is the greatest pitcher to ever pull on a Philadelphia Phillies jersey.
For younger fans of the Boston Red Sox, and Major League Baseball in general for that matter, this might be hard to believe. But for a long stretch of my lifetime, those Bosox were considered to be jinxed at best, chokers at worst. The Red Sox have captured three recent World Series crowns in 2004, … Continue reading The Impossible Dream 1967 Red Sox