Simmons had been the seventh-oldest living former Phillies player. There are now 16 former Phillies players age 90 and above.
The Big 50: Philadelphia Phillies
Book review of Scott Lauber's "The Big 50: Philadelphia Phillies: The Men and Moments that Make the Philadelphia Phillies" released 2020.
A century-old Phillies trade that paid off in a pennant
This trade happened in mid-season of 1910, which may seem like pre-historic times. 24-year-old first baseman Fred Luderus came to the Phillies from the Chicago Cubs for a 28-year-old Bill Foxen, a left-handed pitcher. It turned out to be a great Phillies trade. What classifies it as “great”? My ground rules: the new player must … Continue reading A century-old Phillies trade that paid off in a pennant
Last blasts: The final home run in a Phillies uniform of 20 team legends
A look back at the final home runs in a Philadelphia Phillies uniform for 20 of the greatest hitters to ever wear one.
Art Mahaffey: Phillies single-game strikeout king
Longtime Phillies historian Larry Shenk looks back at Art Mahaffey's record-setting pitching performance at Connie Mack Stadium nearly a half-century ago.