What if the post-1980 Philadelphia Phillies had stayed pat for the most part? What if most of the trades made by general manager Paul Owens had not been considered or consummated?
One inning over two games in September 1987 is all that Tom Newell got in the big leagues, making him perfect for this Phillies 50 series.
The position player from the 1988 Phillies in this 'Phillies 50' series on least impactful 1971-2019 players highlights forgettable catcher Al Pardo.
The 1988 Phillies pitching entry for this 'Phillies 50' series on the least impactful 1971-2019 players is undrafted right-hander Brad Moore.
The Chicago Cubs hired Dallas Green away to become their general manager and he used former Phillies players to help win the 1984 NL East in Chicago.