When we examine the 1970's in the National League and compare Larry Bowa of the Phillies to the other top fielders at the shortstop position during the decade the answer seems obvious.
Hitting three consecutive home runs is rather rare in Phillies history. When Bryce Harper, Alex Bohm and Didi Gregorius did it on Thursday night, September 17 at Citizens Bank Park it was the ninth time. Who’s been involved the most number of times? Pat Burrell. September 30, 1977 . . . vs. Montreal, Veterans Stadium … Continue reading Phillies three straight homers? Happened nine times
When you finish 52–102, 40 games out of first place, there is no joy in Mudville. Yes, that’s the capsule of the 1930 Phillies. What went wrong?
Larry Andersen arrived in Philly at the 1983 trade deadline in a move to bolster the bullpen, and became one of the most beloved Phillies of all-time.
Earlier this month the Philadelphia Phillies family had to say goodbye to another member, longtime player and coach and Phillies Wall of Famer Tony Taylor.