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
Right-handed pitcher Bob Terlecki made his only nine MLB appearances in the late summer of 1972 with the Philadelphia Phillies.
Ron Diorio and Dave Wallace share the 1973 pitching spot in this 'Phillies 50' series. Each had a brief playing career but Wallace became a longtime coach.
Former longtime Philadelphia Phillies player and coach Mike Ryan passed away on July 7, 2020. He is the second-longest tenured coach in Phillies history.
The Cincinnati Red Stockings were one of the eight charter members of the original National League when it first formed in February of 1876.That first Reds involvement in the NL would not last long. The team was expelled after five seasons for violating two early league rules.Cincinnati opened their park on Sundays, and marketed beer. … Continue reading Cincinnati Reds All-Time 25-Man Roster