Though one name went on the Phillies Wall of Fame last season, two names were crossed off the ballot. John Kruk was the latest name to be added to the Phillies’ prestigious club. He was the second member of the 1993 Phillies in as many years (Darren Daulton in 2010) to be honored. Now, a … Continue reading Schilling leads candidates for 2012 Wall of Fame
It was a career night for Cliff Lee, who still couldn’t come away with the win. The Phillies bats were bested by Derek Lowe and the Atlanta Braves shut out the Phillies, 5-0, evening the season series up. Lee struck out a career high 16 batters, shattering his old mark of 13 that was recently … Continue reading Lee dominant but Phils bats fall silent
If I were to tell you ten years ago that the Phillies were going to be the best team in baseball starting in 2008, you would think I was joking while wearing your Scott Rolen t-shirt and pissed-off Curt Schilling was a Diamondback. Oh how the times have changed. The Phillies won the division in 2007, their first … Continue reading The Respect We Deserve
Doug Glanville will join ESPN’s Baseball Tonight this season. “It is an honor to join the richly talented environment of ESPN,” Glanville said in an ESPN-issued statement. “There is no other place that has such credibility in sports journalism, while spanning so many platforms. I welcome the creative challenge of adding a new voice to … Continue reading Glanville to Join ESPN; Shut Up Schilling
I know this isn’t Phillies related but oh well: Randy Johnson is retiring after 22 seasons of terrorizing right-handed batters. The 5-time Cy Young award winner finished with an astounding 303-166 record, 4875 strike outs, and a 3.29 ERA. He earned his 300th win this past season on June 5th versus the Nationals, formerly the Montreal … Continue reading Farewell Big Unit
The weather was cold but the bats were on fire. The Phillies battered and beat the Dodgers 11-0 in game three to take a 2-1 series lead in the NLCS. From the start of the game with a 1-2-3 top and a four-run bottom first inning to the 1-2-3 9th pitched by Chad Durbin that … Continue reading Simp-Lee Amazing
I was bored at work today and my friend challenged me to make a line up of the biggest douche bags in baseball. I decided to one-up him and make a 25-man roster. This may not be the most loved team but it would sure win a World Series if the players were at their … Continue reading All Douche Bag Team
…That’s all I needed to really type for a title. You say his name and every Phillie fan will instantly remember 1993 and the Phillies being one out away from forcing a game 7 with Toronto. Instead, Joe Carter belts a game winning 3-run homer that won the World Series. He became the 2nd player … Continue reading FIM #2: Joe Carter….
I had a small clip in this semester’s final issue of the Whit. I want to thank Cody Crusciel for being my first sports editor and congratualtions to Kate Harman for taking his role for next year. Here is my clip. Enjoy: 1993 World SeriesPhiladelphia Phillies vs Toronto Blue JaysBy John Russo After taking a … Continue reading The Whit: Which Moment in Sports History would You Change?
Here is your Philadelphia Phinal Phour #1 Chase Utley vs #2 Curt Schilling Why Utley: Mr. Utley was THE man for the Phillies since 2005. He has a .298 average going into the 2009 season and is one of the few guys producing offensively during the Phillies current slow start. Some of his career achievements … Continue reading Phillies March Madness: Final Four