Joe Morgan and Ferguson Jenkins, who put up the numbers that elevated them to the Hall of Fame while with the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago Cubs respectively, were clearly among the greatest Black players to ever pull on a Phillies jersey. You won't find them listed...
What if the 1980’s Phillies had stood pat?
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?
Phillies 50: Forgotten 1979 – John Poff
An undrafted 1974 signing, John Poff hit well in the Phillies minor league system during the late 1970's and enjoyed a dozen-game cameo in September 1979.
Phillies 50: Forgotten 1980 – Orlando Isales
The Phillies gave outfielder Orlando Isales his only three games of Major League Baseball experience at age 20 during the final weeks of the 1980 season.
Phillies 50: Forgotten 1980 – Scott Munninghoff
The Phillies gave 21-year-old former first round draft pick Scott Munninghoff his only four big-league mound appearances early in the 1980 season.