I would venture that almost none of you, certainly very few, know about the career of one Memo Luna. That career was the shortest of anyone lost to us in 2021, less than one inning of one contest in 1954.
Dennis Eckersley won 197 games and saved 390 over 24 seasons. The righty pitched in 1,071 games and threw 3,285.2 innings with 2,401 strikeouts. At the time of his retirement, Eck had appeared in more games than any pitcher in MLB history.
For Phillies fans like me, there will always be only one Black Friday
The two Phillies skippers to win Manager of the Year may surprise you
For the first time in 15 years our Philadelphia Phillies are preparing to play in the National League Championship Series (NLCS). The Fightin' Phils have been here six times previously, all of them in my own lifetime as a fan. In their glory run from 1976 through 1980, the period covering most of my teenage … Continue reading Black Friday