Worthless To You Doesn’t Mean Worthless

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Focusing on the relatively worthless ball, itself, is beside the point. Rather, it’s bringing it home and proudly displaying it on our mantelpiece as a memory-triggering device that constitutes the value. It’s this process that transforms a valueless ball into a priceless artifact.

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Judging by the First Weekend, Philadelphia Phillies Fans Have a Lot to Look Forward to in 2011

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Posted by Stephen Gallo  Courtesy philly.com Well, that couldn’t have gone any better, now could it? The Phillies had a…

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WHY YOUR KID’S NOT GETTING MY BALL

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While I have no issue with any fan who wants to surrender their hard-won foul ball to a kid or anyone else, I find the social enforcement of this newfangled tradition unsettling, telling, and sad.  And I want to explain – right now, so there will be no misunderstanding later – why I’m never giving your kid the ball I catch no matter what.

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Villanova Baseball Swept By Seton Hall In Weekend Series

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Villanova baseball got swept in their three-game series at home against Seton Hall. Game one of the series was on Friday 4/16, game two was on Saturday 4/17, and game three was on Sunday 4/18.

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Villanova Baseball Swept in Big East Opener

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Villanova baseball gets swept by Creighton in their first series of Big East play. The three-game series started on 4/9 and ended on 4/11.

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Branch Rickey and the Battle for Control over Baseball’s Integration Story

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The Branch Rickey story is a narrative heist that once again leaves the Black men and those in the alternative press who did the hard work to right an entrenched wrong on the sidelines, spectators to their own history.  As baseball celebrates yet another Jackie Robinson Day it might be worthwhile to ask: whose story is it really celebrating?

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Villanova Baseball Sweeps St. Joe’s, On 12 Game Winning Streak

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Villanova baseball gets the series sweep against St. Joe’s, extending their winning streak to 12 games, their longest since 1989.

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Villanova Baseball Wins Two Against Delaware

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Originally published in The Villanovan. This article is about Villanova baseball’s two game series sweep over Delaware, game one on 3/13 and game two on 3/14.

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Girardi Shares That Realmuto Has Fractured Thumb

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Read “Girardi Shares That Realmuto Has Fractured Thumb” and more articles at SportsTalkPhilly.com

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Phillies Sign Two Veterans to Minor League Deals

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According to multiple sources, the Phillies have signed first baseman Greg Bird, 27, and catcher Jonathan Lucroy, 34, to minor league contracts. Both players will be added to the 60-man player pool and assigned the alternative training site in Lehigh Valley.

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How Phillies-Marlins Series Affects Rest of Season

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A breakdown of the seven game series between the Philadelphia Phillies and Miami Marlins, including potential pitching matchups and playoff implications.

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Eflin Pitching Much Better Than Results Have Shown

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Breaking down Zach Eflin’s weird 2020 season and why he is better than his base numbers indicate.

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Spencer Howard Picks Up First Big League Win

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Having last pitched 11 days prior, Spencer Howard picked up his first major-league win Monday night against the Washington Nationals in an 8-6 Phillies victory.

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Powder Blue Podcast #26: Phillies at the Midpoint: Club Adds Phelps, Offense Remains Hot

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In this latest edition, Frank Klose, Geoff Mosher and Greg Hall (filling in for Hunter Brody) talk the 2020 MLB Trade Deadline and the acquisition of David Phelps, the current state of the National League East, and the Phillies chances with half the season down and half to go.

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Phillies Welcome Braves for Weekend Series

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The Phillies and Atlanta Braves play for the final time in 2020 as they kickoff a three game set in Philadelphia with Zack Wheeler starting on Friday night.

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Wheeler Showing He Is Worth Every Penny

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Free agent acquisition Zack Wheeler is showing he has been worth every penny of his five-year $118 million deal for the Phillies.

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Phillies, Nationals Postpone Game in Response to Social Injustice

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The game between the Phillies and Nationals set for Thursday Aug 27 has been postponed.

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Bohm Showing He Belongs In the Big Leagues

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Alec Bohm has arrived in the big leagues and is here to stay. We take a deep dive into the top prospects time so far with the Phillies.

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Slowly but Surely, Hoskins Finding His Rhythm

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A close look at Phillies first baseman Rhys Hoskins as he continues to heat up in the 2020 shortened season.

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