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Thanks for the Memories: Phils Trade Jimmy Rollins to the LA Dodgers

By Chris Murray
For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun

PHILADELPHIA—We all knew that Jimmy Rollins inevitable departure from the Phillies was coming back in June when he became the club’s all-time hits leader and he suggested that he’d be willing to waive his no-trade clause if the Phillies were truly committed to rebuilding during the press conference. 615 more words

An Era Ends in Philly: Jimmy Rollins Traded to the Dodgers

I knew this day would come. I knew the day would come that the Phillies decided (whether wrongly or not) that it was time to move SS… 499 more words

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Five Statistical Facts about Jerry Reuss

I find when writing, talking, and arguing sports I use the word “underrated” very often. For a pitcher like Jerry Reuss it’s an entirely fair word to bring up. 388 more words

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Odd Ball Item: Epoch Book Game Series Baseball Game

I got this item at a flea market for $1.00. This is probably one of the cooler odd ball items that I’ve come across outside of eBay. 85 more words

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Odd Ball Item: Mike Schmidt Pocket Watch

I don’t know much about this piece. All I know is that it’s as odd-ball as an odd-ball item can come.

The only identifying information is an inscription of “MY/ 7-7-87″ between the 5 and 6. 12 more words

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1990 Donruss White/Blue Test Issue

This is one of the tougher Schmidt cards to find. It is double-sided with Mike Schmidt on one side with a white border. Lance Johnson is on the other side with a blue border. 86 more words

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Mike Schmidt's 1988 Topps Baseball Contract

Items from The Topps Vault have always intrigued me. When this showed up on eBay, I lost three days of sleep over it.

OK… not really. 73 more words

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