When we examine the 1970's in the National League and compare Larry Bowa of the Phillies to the other top fielders at the shortstop position during the decade the answer seems obvious.
Gregg Murphy (or as he is affectionately known, 'Murph') was a member of the club's official broadcast team from 2012 through this past season. His primary role was to bring fans reports from various locations throughout Citizens Bank Park and road ballparks as games progressed.
If the Phillies succeed in bringing back the top catcher in the game, then the ball club can look towards another shot at contending in 2021. If that effort fails, the questions will only become greater as the winter moves along.
Basically, Andy MacPhail has done with the Philadelphia Phillies what he did with both the Cubs and Orioles - lost. Speaking of lost, it is time for John Middleton to admit his own mistake in this hiring and tell MacPhail to get lost.
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