FIM #3: 1980 World Champions

It only took 95 years for it to happen. Hell even Cubs fans wish it would have only taken 95 years but they’re still working on 100 right now. It took three Hall of Famers and a great supporting cast of great players to finally get the Phillies over the top. Before then, they had … Continue reading FIM #3: 1980 World Champions

FIM #6: Schmidt Hits #500

Harry Kalas couldn’t have said it any better: “The 3-0 pitch… Swing and a long drive, there it is, number 500! The career 500th home run for Michael Jack Schmidt!” Mike Schmidt stood in against Don Robinson of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Down 6-5 in the top of the 9th, Schmidt had 2 men on with … Continue reading FIM #6: Schmidt Hits #500

FIM #10: Ryan Howard Wins ROY/MVP

The Phillies have not seen hitters like Mike Schmidt or Pete Rose since 1990 and 1983 respectively. They wait no more as we have another pair of amazing hitters that my generation’s children wish they would have seen in their prime: Chase Utley and Ryan Howard. Moment #10 will be dedicated to Ryan Howard and … Continue reading FIM #10: Ryan Howard Wins ROY/MVP

FIM #11: Goodbye Vet

A brand new era deserves a brand new stadium. But with bringing in a newer, fresher experience for the fans and players comes the sacrifices of memories and traditions. Moment #11 is the destruction of our beloved Veterans Stadium. Built in 1971, The Vet was home to the infamous “Boo Birds” (Eagles fans) and the … Continue reading FIM #11: Goodbye Vet

FIM #15: Three Straight Years of HOFers

It was in the wake of a World Series run that ended in heart break. But fans were soon reminded of the great players that have worn the Phillies jersey in years past. 1994 was the first of three consecutive years a Phillie would get inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. In … Continue reading FIM #15: Three Straight Years of HOFers

Phillies March Madness: Final Four

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