Philography: Larry Bowa
The night of October 26th, 2000 was a beautiful, cool but comfortable one in New York City. In the pre-9/11 world of the Big Apple, this would be a far from typical Autumn evening.The 5th game of the 2000 World Series, the last official Fall Classic of the 20th century, was being held that night … Continue reading 21st century dynasty: Why not Phillies?
For any true baseball fan, yesterday's public announcement that New York Yankees shortstop and team captain Derek Jeter was retiring as a professional player is truly the end of an era.For myself specifically, it is yet another reminder that I am getting older too. And it also marks a fantasy baseball loss to me, one … Continue reading Captain clutch ending an era
Carlos Ruiz took a hard slider from Dodgers' closer Jonathan Broxton and shot it on one big hop off the wall in left-center field in the 9th inning at Citizens Bank Park last night. Jayson Werth easily scored the tying run, and right on his heels was Ben Francisco with the winning run as the … Continue reading Broxton ain’t this bad, Phillies fans
Unlike the American League, which I covered in yesterday's entry and which is dominated by three teams, the National League pennant race in MLB is wide open. This is both good news and bad for our own Phillies. The bad news is that there are a lot of pretty good teams in the NL that … Continue reading MLB 2009: National League