1980 Philadelphia Phillies: memorable and beloved

To say that the 1980 Philadelphia Phillies will always be remembered is an obvious statement. But that team is more than just memorable to those of us who lived the experience. For my Pop, who passed away in the summer of 1992 at age 83, and myself, and tens of thousands like us who are still around, those Phillies will always be beloved.


Bob Boone’s baseball family legacy

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

Zach Eflin delivers another complete game as Phillies shut down Royals

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'Oy1B8tliQTpWa0Bym-7VfA',sig:'SylHYrQ_Sl0kWQKZO-GQUGSY2czAqlMH_W1hCY1H-P8=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1143636207',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js Complete game shutout by Zach Eflin paces Phillies to victory The Philadelphia Phillies (22-16) received a masterpiece from starting pitcher Zach Eflin, who completely shut down the host Kansas City Royals (14-26) by 7-0 at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday night. Eflin tossed a complete game, his second in three … Continue reading Zach Eflin delivers another complete game as Phillies shut down Royals