Thanks For The Memories, #36


MANHATTAN, NY - 1950's: Pitcher Robin Roberts #36 of the Philadelphia Phillies, poses for a portrait prior to a 1950's game against the New York Giants at the Polo Grounds in Manhattan, New York. Roberts played for the Phillies from 1948-1961. (Photo by Kidwiler Collection/Diamond Images/Getty Images)

News broke today of the passing of legendary Phillies pitcher Robin Roberts.  The Hall of Famer pitched long before my time, but like many younger Phils fans, I was told stories of his brilliance.  My grandfather had shown me slides of games he pitched at Connie Mack Stadium and would enlighten me with the story of the Whiz Kids and the wonderful times clinching the 1950 pennant. Continue reading

How It Should Be Done: A Lesson in PR


Disclaimer: this post is for Phillies fans who are also Eagles fans. This is a vast majority, but I’m also not blind and dumb and realize that some Phillies fans do not cheer for the Philadelphia football team. And I digress… Continue reading

Musings From a Phillies Fan


Attention everyone! I have something to say. Here it is. I’m a Philadelphia Phillies fan and I am not an asshole. Really. I’m not. And neither are most of the other diehard fans I know personally or have encountered. But the rest of the nation seem okay with having a few bad apples to collectively represent us fans. Continue reading

Hard to Believe It’s Been a Year, Harry


One year ago a mass of Phillies fans descended upon Nationals Park to see our boys take on Washington. We all entered that game preparing to come out with heads high after a road win, instead, we left with our heads low after an unexpected loss. Continue reading