The Phillies announced that they will be retiring the late great Roy Halladay’s number #34. he Phillies announced in a statement issued today on the Phillies.com website: “On Friday, May 29, 2020, fans are invited to join the Phillies as they officially retire No. 34 on Roy Halladay Number Retirement Night at Citizens Bank Park […]Read more "Instant analysis: Phillies to Retire Roy Halladay’s #34"
The 2020 Hall of Fame voting finished up on Tuesday. Derek Jeter and Larry Walker became the newest elected members of the MLB Hall of Fame. Jeter received all but 1 vote, becoming the all-time leading vote-getter for a position player. Walker got into the Hall by the skin of his teeth. He didn’t even […]Read more "Bobby Abreu survives first Hall of Fame vote"
There has been a logjam of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in recent years. After 20 candidates being elected in the past six years, that crowded list is clearing up. On Monday, the 2020 ballot was released. There are 18 new-comers to the ballot this year, including three former Phillies. Bobby Abreu, Cliff Lee, […]Read more "Odds for Former Phillies on 2020 Ballot"
The 2010 season held some truly amazing moments for the Phillies. In December of 2009, the Phillies made a trade for one of the top pitchers in all of baseball. Roy Halladay was a Philadelphia Phillie. Five of Halladay’s first eleven starts would be complete games. It would be his 11th start that set the […]Read more "The 2010 Phillies almost featured a rotation with 2 Hall of Famers"
It was only just a few months ago when former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb stated “I am a Hall of Famer. My numbers speak for itself.” That short bit from McNabb caused quite a debate between Eagles fans and gained traction across the league. Does Donovan McNabb belong in the Hall of Fame? The […]Read more "Does former Eagles QB Donovan McNabb belong in the Hall of Fame"
This might get opinionated as Chase Utley was, and still is, my favorite player of all time. Please bare with me. Chase Utley, You WERE The Man! -Harry Kalas (2018) from the big broadcast booth in the sky The Phillies heart and soul for more than a decade has decided to hang it up. During a press […]Read more "After an emotional press conference, Chase Utley starts slow ride into the sunset"
The evening before the Super Bowl is always special. Greatness is recognized and achievements are rewarded with some of the most prestigious accolades in Football. For the Eagles, this night wasn’t just special because they are playing in the Super Bowl in less than 24-hours time, but because their greatness was also recognized. The […]Read more "From Hall of Fame inductees to an ‘electric’ accolade, Eagles scoop various awards in NFL Honors ceremony"
Moments ago, the hallowed halls of an old, brick building in a small town known as Cooperstown in upstate New York opened its doors to include four new members into immortality. The National Baseball Hall of Fame, based on the voting recommendations of the Baseball Writers Association of America, inducted long-time Braves’ third baseman Chipper […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Former Phillies star among four players inducted into Baseball HoF"
Every football player strives for the ultimate enshrinement: a plaque and a bust in Canton, Ohio. Paired with a slick, golden jacket, election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame is an honor that few have achieved. While a small percentage of those who played the game get a spot among the greats in Canton, […]Read more "Former Penn State Quarterback Elected To College Football HoF"
Two Eagles legends came into tonight’s NFL Honors ceremony on the doorstep to immortality, but it’s on the doorstep that they will remain, at least for this year. Neither Brian Dawkins or Terrell Owens were named members of the Pro Football Hall Of Fame Class of 2017. Both players took to Twitter just moments before the ceremony took […]Read more "Brian Dawkins and Terrell Owens snubbed from 2017 Hall Of Fame Class"