There was finally some good news for Phillies fans on Monday. The 24-year-old was announced as a Rookie of The Year finalist after an exceptional season under peculiar circumstances. Since the inception of the Major League Rookie of the Year award in 1947, the Philadelphia Phillies have had 4 players receive said honor. If this […]Read more "Phillies’ Alec Bohm named 2020 Rookie Of The Year finalist"
Since the inception of the Major League Rookie of the Year award in 1947, the Philadelphia Phillies have had 4 players receive said honor. Jack Sanford was the first in 1957 thanks to a 19-8 record and a 3.08 ERA. The second just had his number retired by the Phillies. In 1964, Dick Allen had […]Read more "Phillies: Has Alec Bohm hit his way to a Rookie of the Year award?"
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"