Pulse: Chatter: So Much for the Home Team

Phillies home-run hitter Ryan Howard may have scored big when he signed on as a celebrity spokesman for Subway last winter, but for local fans, he whiffed the latest pitch

Phillies home-run hitter Ryan Howard may have scored big when he signed on as a celebrity spokesman for Subway last winter, but for local fans, he whiffed the latest pitch: In his second commercial for the sandwich behemoth, Howard (clad in a Phillies-red t-shirt and baseball pants) treads on sacred hometown ground, loving on the Connecticut-based chain’s cheesesteak sandwich. Say it ain’t so, Ryan!