Lidge on Nats: “Probably the most talented team I’ve ever been on”

Davey Johnson must be sharing his “cough medicine” with the rest of his team now. Former Phillies closer, and 2008 World Series hero, said that the 2012 Washington Nationals are the most talented team he’s been on. “Probably the most talented team I’ve ever been on, and I’ve been on some great teams,” Lidge said. … Continue reading Lidge on Nats: “Probably the most talented team I’ve ever been on”

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Where Are They Now?: The 2008 Phillies

A lot had changed in the last three years. And this off season saw four more members of the 2008 squad bite the dust. Brad Lidge and Ryan Madson, the unbreakable 8th and 9th inning tandem that closed the door on 48 games in 2008, found new homes this off season with the Nationals and … Continue reading Where Are They Now?: The 2008 Phillies

Farewell Pat the Bat

After JD Drew was drafted by the Phillies and refused to sign, the organization and the fans wanted to put the ordeal behind them. Pat Burrell made them forget. After 12 seasons in the major leagues, the longtime Phillies slugger decided to hang up his spikes. It was a tumultuous relationship for Burrell and the … Continue reading Farewell Pat the Bat

Ex-Phillie Burrell Retires

One of the most important cogs in the 2008 World Series team, Pat Burrell, has retired today. Drafted with the first overall pick in the 1998 draft, Burrell played 1306 games with the Phillies in nine seasons. He finished with a .257 average and 251 home runs as a Phillie. He hit 292 home runs … Continue reading Ex-Phillie Burrell Retires

Rollins will continue to represent Philadelphia

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that a piece like this was going to be written judging by the name of this website and the logo that graces it ever so beautifully. That silhouette represents the one person who has played short stop for the Phillies the past 11 seasons. And now, he will continue to man … Continue reading Rollins will continue to represent Philadelphia