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#5 - Mike Schmidt, 3B

A future Hall of Famer, third baseman Mike Schmidt made the 9th of his 12 All-Star Games in 1984, finishing 7th in MVP Voting, though I’d say he deserved better than that. 121 more words

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Right now, Philadelphia is the saddest pro sports city in America

The Philadelphia Eagles got embarrassed on Thanksgiving.

There’s no other way to put it. They got totally humiliated by the Detroit Lions, who entered the game 3-7. 682 more words


What will the Phillies starting rotation look like next year?

Let’s face it, the Philadelphia Phillies are in the rebuilding phase, but the pitching starting rotation next season might be one of note. Last year, rookie pitcher Aaron Nola stepped up into the “ace” role following Hammel’s departure. 451 more words


Biggest Thanksgiving Week Transactions in Recent Baseball History

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families from the staff at Baseball Magazine. As you celebrate this day – however you choose to do so – I thought I’d take a look at some transactions that have occurred over the Thanksgiving holiday, that have given fans a reason to be thankful over the past few seasons. 367 more words

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Will the Phillies sign O'Day?

This off season, the Philadelphia Phillies have made it clear that they have an interest in odd-ball pitchers. Specifically, they are interested in submarine pitchers and knuckleballers, and set-up reliever Darren O’Day clearly fits the bill. 122 more words

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John Kennedy - Broke the Philadelphia Phillies' "Color Line"

John Irvin Kennedy’s Negro League baseball career was wedged between his two attempts to play in the Major Leagues.  After college (Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, Florida), the slick fielding shortstop played two seasons in Canada on a team managed by former Negro League star Willie Wells.  293 more words

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Phillies Pitching Prospect Ranfi Casimiro Plays A Key Role For the Aguilas Cibaenas in Winning the Gold Cup of the Serie del las Americas

The Aguilas Cibaenas of the Dominican Winter League defeated the Cardenales de Lara of the Venezuelan Winter League, 4-3, to win the Gold Cup in the first Serie de las Americas Sunday night at Marlins Park in Miami. 259 more words

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