John Middleton described it as correcting an injustice. For years, it was the Phillies’ policy not to retire a player’s number unless they were inducted into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. That all changed today. Dick Allen (known in other cities as Richie) had his iconic number 15 retired in front of a select, […]Read more "Phillies Immortalize Number 15 in Honor of Dick Allen"
While perusing Twitter the other morning, I saw noticed an ongoing theme surrounding the best catcher in baseball. My first reaction was that they were trolling tweets, however, I started to see more and more of them. This more than likely likely stems from the list MLB.com put out back at the end of January […]Read more "Is Phillies’ J.T Realmuto the best catcher in baseball?"
Somehow, the Phillies still hold on to a wildcard, are tied with the Nationals, AND STILL 7 games back of the division. How that’s possible is anyone’s guess as the Phillies lost 2/3 to a team that had only won 4 games since the All-Star break. This time we’re not going in chronological order. We’re […]Read more "Series Recap: Phillies Get White Sock’d"
As the Phillies look to make a push towards the playoffs, now is the time to get moving. The Phillies finally took a series from a team with a winning record. This is the first time since May that the Phillies accomplished this task. Now, with the wildcard in their grasp, the Phillies dropped the […]Read more "The time is now for the Phillies to heat up and save their season"
The date was July 13th, 2013. The Phillies were playing a day night double header against the rarely seen Chicago White Sox. A paid attendance of 41,562 packed Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies were only 1 game under .500 and 7 games out in the National League East. They were only 1 game back of […]Read more "Phillies vs. Braves previews: Phillies Phaithful must take up arms"