Welcome to the 2011 edition of the Nacho Report. Last year, the Nacho Report visited Nationals Park, Citizens Bank Park and Yankee Stadium. This year the Nacho Report starts in Allentown, home of the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs. Even though they are a minor league club, they still qualify for the Nacho Power Rankings. Onto the … Continue reading Nacho Report: Lehigh Valley
The National Hockey League is bringing the Winter Classic to Philadelphia. Playing in their second Winter Classic in three years, the Philadelphia Flyers will host the New York Rangers on January 2, 2012 at Citizens Bank Park according to league officials. With the National Football League schedule showing games on January 1, the annual date … Continue reading CBP to host NHL’s Winter Classic
David Montgomery has one of the toughest jobs. He is the President of a Major League Baseball team. Not just any team but his hometown team, the Philadelphia Phillies. David Montgomery, who grew up in Roxborough, PA just outside of Philadelphia, was born and raised in Philadelphia. He grew up watching the local professional Philadelphia … Continue reading “Local Gems”: A sit down with Phillies President, David Montgomery
UPDATE: The guys at the 700 Level got a hold of what the new scoreboard is going to look like. Along with David Murphy’s story, here are some more facts about the new scoreboard, which looks very sharp indeed. The scoreboard will be a $10 million upgrade. Kiss Joe Blanton goodbye. It will be the … Continue reading Phils going HD
By Dan MacNeal First broken by Meech over at the Fightins, MLB has moved the June 25-27 series between the Phils and the Blue Jays from Toronto to Philadelphia. It was officially announced this afternoon that the three game set will be played in Philadelphia, while Toronto remains the “home” team, batting last and using … Continue reading Canadians for a Weekend, eh?
by Dan MacNeal, DN This is the second part of an ongoing series of Nacho Reports, first part being in Washington. Seeing as it is Cinco de Mayo today, this report fits in with the nachos I had at last night’s Phillies-Cardinals game. Going into the game I had an idea of what to expect, … Continue reading Nacho Report: Philly
by Dan MacNeal Could it have been a better day for the home opener? The sun was shining, the smell of grilled hamburgers was in the air, and the fans were pumped. The area around Citizens Bank Park was like a zoo, with Mr. Greengenes playing on Citizens Bank Way and various local radio and … Continue reading The (2nd) Home Opener
With turnstiles clicking and people chatting, your average Phillies fan walks through the gates of Heaven. You’re greeted by the scent of hot dogs, popcorn, and beer. As you walk out from under the shade, your eyes are met by the sun and the most luscious grass one has ever seen. Citizens Bank Park is such a … Continue reading Prime Pregaming for Phillies Phans
Happy 4th of July to all of you. I want to thank those who have read my blog and I hope you continue to read it. As the All Star break nears and the second half of the season gets underway, things will heat up and get a bit more exciting. Don’t expect the Phillies … Continue reading Happy 4th of July!
Peavy out for month: Well this could hurt the Phillies chances at trading for Jake Peavy. He will be out for a month with a strained tendon in his right ankle he sustained on June 8th. His injury occurred while he ran the bases. The Phillies were seriously considering trading for Peavy, who originally refused … Continue reading MLB News 6/13/09