Walkup music, it’s become a pretty common topic among fans at the beginning of the season. Some players like to stick with the classics while others use today’s hottest songs. Music has become so subjective that there is no way possible each player in the line up would find their song on the same iPod … Continue reading Phillies Walkup Song Team
Question: Who is under more pressure in the ninth inning with two outs in a clutch situation: the batter or the pitcher? In our inaugural Face Off on Team to Beat, John Russo and Christian Hetrick will battle it out with this tough question. Here are their sides: John: The Batter Game 6 of the … Continue reading FACE OFF: Pressure!
It was the game fans were waiting for from Raul Ibanez. His three hits (two doubles) and three RBI’s led the Phillies to an 8-0 win over the Houston Astros on Friday. Ibanez was hitting .091 heading into the game and saw his three hits raise his average to .267. That’s the beauty of the first week … Continue reading Ibanez’s Big Game Lifts Phils
…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….
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
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?