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Let Everyone in Baseball’s Hall of Fame

Baseball has never been good at looking ahead. It prefers the backward glance toward a sepia-toned world that never was. The game is built on a reverence for the past. Even when its showiest hallmarks occur, baseball history occupies as prominent a place as those who are about to remake it. The ghosts of Babe […]

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Phillies Fans Historical Pictures-Shibe Park (Connie Mack Stadium)

Some Great Full Pictures Phila. Athletics Shibe Park
(renamed Connie mack Stadium in 1953)

These pics make me remember why I loved baseball so much. Enjoy these, as the game has changed so much. Remember when…

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Home Field Advantage

As the Philadelphia Phillies march on to yet another playoff run and World Series, I had the privilege and dismay of being away for the entire NLCS. I was in the islands in 90 degree, sunny, clear blue waters taking a well deserved vacation, at least which is the story I am sticking too. While […]

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“I ain’t an athlete, lady, I’m a baseball player.” –John Kruk, Philadelphia Phillies

Ah, so here we are in October and the baseball playoffs are underway. It’s a time for the crisp Fall air, moving across the land, and a time for football to get underway, and hockey and the NBA too. For sports fans, it’s the best time of the year. There is something on T.V. at […]

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The next time a child catches a home-run ball, let the kid keep it.

wow…does Philly really need another sore spot in their history of fans/interactions?  However, this time, it is a sore spot regarding the players.  After Ryan Howards 200th HR, a little girl, who caught the ball, was asked to give it back, after security confiscated it from her… Wow, when did it become so important to […]

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