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

Phillies three straight homers? Happened nine times

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