A Day At The Ballpark Turns Muscial

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Did a long forgotten 1895 song take inspiration from a Decoration Day Phillies Game?

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Whiz Kid Bob Miller Passes Away at 94

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Bob Miller, Whiz Kid and 1950 NL ROY runner up, died this weekend at the age of 94.

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Phillies Drop Opener to Grays Thanks to Umpire

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If Sports Talk Philly existed in 1883, this would have been our write up of the Phillies first National League game.

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Phillies 1980 Abstention Sunk Designated Hitter

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In an alternate universe: Pete Incaviglia or Milt Thompson as the DH in 1993, Jim Thome or Ryan Howard as the DH in 2005, Rhys Hoskins or Jay Bruce, or Alec Bohm as the DH in 2020.

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Phillies Open Critical Series Against Braves This Weekend

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Atlanta sends out a lefty heavy lineup to face Jake Arrieta tonight, who has been less than good against left handed batters this season.

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The Return of the Burgundy Bombers

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The Phillies will wear the all-burgundy Saturday Night Special uniforms against the Braves on Saturday

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Phillies-Dodgers Rivalry – Dick Sisler sends Phils to World Series on Season’s Final Day

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The Whiz Kids fend of the Dodgers on the final day of the 1950 season to capture the club’s first pennant in 35 years.

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Nathanson: Dick Allen and How We Talk About Race

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For here was a man who saw injustice in the form of institutional racism and stood up to it.

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Solving A Mystery: Sam Thompson and the “Philadelphia” Uniform

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An undated Sam Thompson Old Judge baseball card sporting a strange Phillies uniform is addressed.

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Phillies announce 2019 Wall of Fame ballot

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The Phillies have announced their 2019 Wall of Fame ballot. Fans may vote through February 28, 2019

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Phillies sign outfielder Billy Hamilton from Kansas City

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Hamilton led the junior circuit with 111 stolen bases in his sophomore campaign and will provide a burst of offense for the Phillies

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Phillies Add Maroon Alternate Cap to Regular Rotation

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New Era announced today that the popular maroon Phillies cap with be included in the club’s regular uniform rotation in 2019.

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Charlie Manuel has a chance at baseball immortality

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Manuel is the only manager on this year’s ballot to have led teams to multiple World Series appearances and the only candidate to have posted a winning record in the postseason.

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Eagles Hall of Famer Tommy McDonald dies at 84

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Tommy McDonald passed away on Monday at the age of 84.

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A brief history of Phillies deadline trades

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The Phillies have made countless trades since the trade deadline was moved to July 31 in 1986, but only a handful consumed the fanbase quite like those between 2000 and 2010.

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Phillies finally abandon Baker Bowl 80 years ago

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Aerial view of Baker Bowl in the late 1920's (Courtesy of the Special Collections Research Center. Temple University. Philadelphia, PA)…

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No joy in Mudville (yet): Conclusions from a Phillies-Yankees bout at the Bank

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Philadelphia fans were heavily out numbered at Citizens Bank Park during the recent Yankee series. Winning is not the only thing that will prevent a future takeover and draw local fans to the ballpark

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Zach Eflin to start for Phillies on Tuesday

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Zach Eflin tabbed as Tuesday’s starter against Miami. It will be his third stint in the majors as he attempts to show he belongs at the big league level.

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Phillies Firsts: Radio! Lights! Facebook?

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The Phillies once again participated in a ground breaking first for Major League Baseball when they played the New York Mets in the first Facebook exclusive broadcast.

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Ed Bolden and Black Baseball in Philadelphia, Part 2

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Although Bolden was a great leader and visionary, he was not without criticism.

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Ed Bolden and Black Baseball in Philadelphia

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Owner and marketing extraordinaire Ed Bolden was the man behind two championship caliber negro league teams in the Philadelphia region in the early 20th century.

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