Joe Morgan was just one of a number of those players left us in 2020 after having worn the uniform of the Philadelphia Phillies during their career and who left an indelible impression on the fan base in the City of Brotherly Love.
LA and Philly: A perfect match
Larry Andersen arrived in Philly at the 1983 trade deadline in a move to bolster the bullpen, and became one of the most beloved Phillies of all-time.
Phillies 50: Forgotten 1972 – Bob Terlecki
Right-handed pitcher Bob Terlecki made his only nine MLB appearances in the late summer of 1972 with the Philadelphia Phillies.
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 1983 – Alejandro Sanchez
Alejandro Sanchez was an outfielder from the Dominican Republic who saw 15 total games with the Phillies over the 1982-83 seasons.