Want a fantastic bit of trivia? Seven players who Nolan Ryan struck out during their careers would have sons who grew up to become MLB players who were then also struck out by Nolan Ryan.
Joe Morgan was just one of a number of those players left us in 2020 after having worn the uniform of the Philadelphia Phillies during their career and who left an indelible impression on the fan base in the City of Brotherly Love.
Steve Fireovid appeared on the mound in a half-dozen September games with the 1984 Phillies as part of a 31 games over five seasons big-league career.
The 1980 vs 2008 Philadelphia Phillies position-by-position comparison moves to first base and a look at Pete Rose and Ryan Howard, to very different players.
The year-long celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Phillies 1980 title continues with the comparison to the 2008 champs now moving on to second base.