Charlie Finley's years guiding the A's in Oakland resulted in a 1,091-1,005 cumulative regular season record, three World Series championships, and five American League West Division crowns. They were also some of the most colorful and controversial years in baseball history.
When you finish 52–102, 40 games out of first place, there is no joy in Mudville. Yes, that’s the capsule of the 1930 Phillies. What went wrong?
A number of Major League Baseball's legendary milestone home runs were struck at various ballparks in the city of Philadelphia.
While the Philadelphia Phillies began play in the 1883 in the National League, their first season of competition came a year earlier in the League Alliance.
Longtime Philadelphia Phillies PR director and historian Larry Shenk looks back at the club's former home, Connie Mack Stadium, originally known as Shibe Park.