Former Phillies PR director Larry Shenk looks back on the 1977 Philadelphia Phillies, one of the greatest in franchise history suffered a controversial end.
For Phillies fans like me, there will always be only one Black Friday
The date was Friday, October 7, 1977. The place was Veteran's Stadium in South Philadelphia. The occasion was Game 3 of the National League Championship Series between the host Phillies and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
For the first time in 15 years our Philadelphia Phillies are preparing to play in the National League Championship Series (NLCS). The Fightin' Phils have been here six times previously, all of them in my own lifetime as a fan. In their glory run from 1976 through 1980, the period covering most of my teenage … Continue reading Black Friday