It will be a long, grueling season filled with the usual baseball excitement, drama, exasperation, frustration, heartbreak, exhilaration, defeat, and triumph. The Phillies and every single team and fan base in the game will feel each of those emotions at some point during the coming campaign.
Mariners, Phillies push to end long postseason droughts
Should either the Mariners or Phillies play poorly over these final three weeks and end up once again missing postseason play it will be considered a major collapse.
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 50: Forgotten 1973 – Ron Diorio and Dave Wallace
Ron Diorio and Dave Wallace share the 1973 pitching spot in this 'Phillies 50' series. Each had a brief playing career but Wallace became a longtime coach.
Phillies 50: Forgotten 2013 – Mauricio Robles
The Phillies 50 look at the most random players from the 1971-2019 seasons moves to 2013 southpaw reliever Mauricio Robles.