Blast Off, Schneider

Brian Schneider’s return to the line up was going to be a much needed improvement over the hole that Dane Sardinha was in the line up. But he made his presence known when he sent a laser into the rightfield seats to lead off the 12th. Schneider’s walk off blast, his third homer of the … Continue reading Blast Off, Schneider

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

Blog Stroll 10/27/09

I figured I haven’t done one of these in a long time so I might as well post some of the funnier things I read the past couple of days: The Fightins did a hilarious post titled “The Bandwagoners Guide to the 2009 Yankees.” In it they talk about some of the current and recently … Continue reading Blog Stroll 10/27/09

The Dream Match Up

This is when the blog gets personal. It’s when I put aside being objective and let you look through the eyes of a Phillies fan. Ever since I was a kid playing “Bases Loaded” for NES, “Roger Clemens Baseball” for Super NES, “All Star Baseball” for Game Boy, “Griffey Slugfest” for N64, and all the … Continue reading The Dream Match Up

FIM Recap

I’m still up for absolutely no reason whatsoever so I decided to recap moment 15-2 of the Famous/Infamous Moment series. Tomorrow morning I will post #1 which is pretty obvious as to what it is. Here is the list: #15 – Steve Cartlon (1994), Mike Schmidt and Richie Ashburn (1995), and Jim Bunning (1996) get … Continue reading FIM Recap

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

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