Harry Kalas! By a score of 58%-42%, Harry Kalas beat Bobby Clarke to win the All-Philly Tourney. Kalas worked his way through some easy competition in the BMac region until he faced Clarke of the Real Deal, taking him out in his closest match-up of the tourney. Congrats Harry and thanks to all who voted … Continue reading And the winner of the all-Philly tourney is…
It was a long road for Harry Kalas and Bobby Clarke. The greatest Flyer of all time will go up against the Voice of Philadelphia. Here are Dan and Brian’s testemonials for Clarke and Kalas, respectively: Bobby Clarke Harry Kalas
And the results are in. The Phinal Phour pitted a pair of #1 seeds with Mike Schmidt taking on Bobby Clarke. It also featured a battle between two great Phillies broadcasters in Harry Kalas facing Richie Ashburn. The results in the Schmidt/Clarke matchup were very surprising as Clarke took 55.17% of the vote to win. On the other … Continue reading The Phinal Two
The greatest Phillies vs. the greatest Flyer. One of the greatest Phillies and one half of the greatest broadcast duo on Philly vs. the other half and “The Voice of Philadelphia.” You know these four men and you saw myself and the rest of the staff argue their case for each person. Now do your … Continue reading The Phinal Phour has begun
When most people think of famous Philadelphia athletes, the usual suspects of Mike Schmidt and Steve Carlton roll off the tongue. Those are both well and good but nobody is dual threat like Richie “Whitey” Ashburn. Ashburn was a great player for the Phillies during the days of the Whiz Kids. He was a career … Continue reading Vote for Richie Ashburn
Yes, I realize this is a Phillies blog. But that Bobby Clarke survived a region with the very popular Chase Utley, Claude Giroux and Brian Dawkins, as well as Philly legends such as Bill Barber and Charles Barkley, speaks to how important Clarke was. First and foremost, championships. Clarke, the player, won two back to … Continue reading Why You Should Vote for Bobby Clarke
Michael Jack Schmidt. The greatest third baseman of all time. The man who carried the 1980 team to the franchise’s first championship. He is the greatest Philadelphia athlete of all time. Hitting 548 homers, hitting a solid .267 and averaging 107 RBIs over a course of a 162-game season, Schmidt is the best at what … Continue reading Vote for Mike Schmidt!
Hello, Bmac here to tell you why you should vote for Harry Kalas in the Phinal Phour. Reasons why: Kalas was the voice of the Phillies for better half of 30 years (give or take a year). Not only that, he was the voice of NFL Films and Campbell’s Chunky Soups. I mean if that’s … Continue reading Why You Should Vote for Harry Kalas
Here are the results of the Elite Eight voting. Coming up in the next few days, the four region hosts will tell you guys why their player should be picked. I present to you the Phinal Phour. Phanatic Region 1 Mike Schmidt – 83% 2 Steve Carlton – 17% Real Deal Region 1 Bobby Clarke … Continue reading The Phinal Phour is set!
The all-Philly tourney is nearing it’s conclusion. With one #1 team eliminated and a wacky Final Four soon to be set, the final eight athletes/personalities will compete to become the greatest athlete in the history of Philadelphia. I asked myself one thing earlier today: Where the hell is the Phillie Phanatic? Yes, I know we … Continue reading The Road to the Phinal Phour