Doc Wins 20th For Phils

It’s a feat that hasn’t been accomplished since Steve Carlton did so in 1982.  Roy Halladay won his 20th game tonight, becoming the first Phillies pitcher to accomplish such a feat in the last 28 years.  Halladay helped to the Phillies extend their division lead with a 5-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves. Halladay has been everything the Phillies could’ve hoped … Continue reading Doc Wins 20th For Phils

Halladay Wins 18th

Roy Halladay is trying to do what no right-handed Phillies pitcher has done in 55 years: win 20 games. Doc went 7 2/3 innings as he helped lead the Phillies to an 8-4 win and gave the Phillies a 1.5 game lead over the Braves. The last 20-game winning right-hander in the Phillies uni was … Continue reading Halladay Wins 18th

Lidge Saves Another Moyer Gem

Jamie Moyer made history tonight, but it was well overshadowed on another stellar performance by the 47-year-old southpaw. Moyer pitched eight innings and Brad Lidge picked up a huge save as the Phillies beat Cleveland 2-1 Tuesday night in Philly. Moyer pitched eight innings of two-hit ball, his only mistake coming off of a monster … Continue reading Lidge Saves Another Moyer Gem

BREAKING NEWS: Robin Roberts Dies

From Sports Illustrated’s Jon Heyman on Twitter: Lots of sadness in Phillies clubhouse over the passing of Phillies great Robin Roberts. Roberts was 83 when he passed away today. No news on how he died but I’m assuming natural causes. I never got to see Roberts pitch obviously but the stories I read, including in … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Robin Roberts Dies

Kalas Statue in the Making

  –Philadelphia Inquirer  A Vermont sculptor is working on a clay model of Harry Kalas. His vision is to present the statue in a bronze form to the Phillies organization. Lawrence J. Nolan is the sculptor and he hopes to be able to remember the late Kalas by having him join Richie Ashburn, Mike Schmidt, Robin Roberts, … Continue reading Kalas Statue in the Making

FIM #5: The Whiz Kids

Almost 60 years ago, we remember one of the most exciting and memorable teams in Philadelphia history: the Whiz Kids. Known for their youth and energetic play, the Whiz Kids took the Phillies all the way to the World Series, only to lose to the New York Yankees. The Whiz Kids were comprised of a … Continue reading FIM #5: The Whiz Kids