RIP David Montgomery, Phillies minority owner and club chairman

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'XPESGLrVSeduGee3dq6uGw',sig:'ub0LU7ADsTrOE0_HKZUzLdLPLyrKJ58VP_s4tnOKqTY=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'94862633',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js David Montgomery was a Phillies driving force for nearly five decades The Philadelphia Phillies announced this morning that club chairman and minority owner David Montgomery has passed away at the age of 72 years. Montgomery had battled cancer for more than five years. In an official release … Continue reading RIP David Montgomery, Phillies minority owner and club chairman

Philadelphia Phillies top 25 players of all-time: #24 – Roy Thomas

The "Sports Talk Philly" site is doing a Top 25 Phillies of All-Time series, and approached me about doing some of the older players on their list. This is the first of my contributions for the series.There are old-timers, and then there are OLD-timers. Roy Thomas is the latter, a ballplayer who most modern Philadelphia Phillies fans have … Continue reading Philadelphia Phillies top 25 players of all-time: #24 – Roy Thomas

Phillies Prez Montgomery steps down

Montgomery is a native and lifelong Philly guyThe Philadelphia Phillies organization announced on Thursday afternoon that club president David Montgomery, serving in that post since 1997, is stepping down temporarily due to medical reasons. The 68-year old who also serves as the Phillies CEO is a part-owner and general partner, and recently underwent surgery in … Continue reading Phillies Prez Montgomery steps down

Midnight madness for Philly hoops Big Five

St. Joe's and Temple tangle at The Palestra in 2004   The Palestra in West Philly has been home to some of the greatest college basketball ever played. The traditional home to Philly's "Big Five" basketball schools: Penn, Villanova, St. Joe's, Temple and LaSalle, will be rockin' this winter as the rivalry celebrates it's 50th … Continue reading Midnight madness for Philly hoops Big Five