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Doug Glanville Speaks His Mind on Baseball and Its Future

Former Phillies centerfielder Doug Glanville is one of those rare pro athletes who won’t need a ghostwriter to write his autobiography. In fact, he’s already […]

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Remembering Connie Mack, the Philadelphia Athletics Manager Who Led the Team for 50 Freaking Seasons

The Phillies had such an up-and-down season that you have to think second-year manager Joe Girardi may find his job on the line. As it […]

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Can Phillies Fans Learn to Love a Bunch of New Yorkers?

If I’m paying attention when I walk around my South Philly neighborhood, I see these stickers. They’re black, white and red — making prominent use […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Baseball Again. Thank God.

On Wednesday, Phillies pitchers and catchers held their first season workout in Florida under new manager Joe Girardi. The rest of the team is due to […]

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Diamond (No Rough): Jim Gardner’s Favorite Place

Each month Philadelphia magazine asks notable Philadelphians to share their favorite spots in the region. This month, Action News legend Jim Gardner takes us out to […]

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The Phillies’ Latino Uprising

For teenage big-league hopefuls at the brand-new baseball academy the Phillies opened (with the Minnesota Twins) in the Dominican Republic this January, the box score […]

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Can Baseball Be Saved?

Just as the Phils kick off spring training comes the earth-shattering news that Major League Baseball is tinkering with the very foundations of America’s Pastime. […]

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The Phillies Will Scout Tim Tebow Next Week

It was a little over a year ago when the Eagles released Tim Tebow, ending his attempt at an NFL comeback. Since then, he’s apparently […]

Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco (7) celebrates with Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Tommy Joseph (19) after final out against the Colorado Rockies at Citizens Bank Park.
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Let’s Get Irrationally Excited About the Phillies’ Playoff Chances!

The Phillies won five consecutive division titles from 2007 to 2011. Before their run of success in the NL East, they were competitive almost every […]

Zion Harvey, after throwing out the first pitch at an Orioles game
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Amazing: Kid Who Received Double Hand Transplant at CHOP Throws Out First Pitch at Orioles Game

Tonight, Zion Harvey, the first child in the world to undergo a bilateral hand transplant, threw the first pitch.https://t.co/wuk5Qsr90Q — Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) August 3, […]

Devin Smeltzer
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Just-Drafted Dodger From Voorhees Beat Childhood Cancer at St. Chris

Devin Smeltzer was not scared. The Voorhees, New Jersey, native had not yet turned 10 years old, and was diagnosed with a rare form of […]

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Police Investigating Beer Bottle Thrown at Ryan Howard

Police are investigating after a fan allegedly threw a beer bottle at Ryan Howard during Saturday’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers. Howard alerted a security guard when an […]

Mykalai Kontilai - Jackie Robinson contract
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Jackie Robinson’s First Contracts Will Be on Display in Philly

“For the performance of the Player’s services and promises hereunder the Club will pay the Player the sum of FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($5,000.00) for the […]

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Pro Baseball Player Sean Murphy, Fishtown Native, Dead at 27

The Oakland Athletics announced today that Sean Murphy, a 27-year-old minor leaguer with the franchise, was found dead yesterday in Arizona. Murphy, a native of […]


Phillies Minor League Squad Will be the Cheesesteaks for One Night

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Phillies AAA minor league affiliate knows the best way to a fan’s heart is through his stomach. On Sundays the team […]