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The Phillie Phanatic Had Jury Duty Today

Is the Constitutional right to a fair trial abrogated when one of the jurors is the Phillie Phanatic? That’s the question I have after the […]


ThinkFest Preview: John Middleton on Innovation in Business, Sports and Philanthropy

The Phillies ownership used to be a group of silent partners. But, as Philadelphia magazine has chronicled, in recent years one co-owner has stepped into […]


Six Years Ago Today, Roy Halladay Threw a Playoff No-Hitter

On October 6, 2010, the Phillies began their playoff series against the Reds with the best record in baseball — 97 games won in the regular […]

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Ryan Howard’s Long Goodbye

For a second there, you could feel something familiar stirring in your chest again — a little surge of adrenaline, fluttering like a butterfly’s wings. Ryan […]


Carlos Ruiz Took Out a Billboard to Thank Phillies Fans

A farewell message seen on I-95: — Matt Gelb (@MattGelb) September 14, 2016 It’s been a few weeks since the Phillies traded Carlos Ruiz, […]

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Phillies to Host Inaugural “Pride Night”

The Philadelphia Phillies will have an LGBT-themed night on their official calendar for the first time on Monday, August 29th. Gay Community Night, an unofficial […]


Why We Loved Carlos Ruiz So Much

The ball bounced in front of the plate, and it looked like Roy Halladay’s no-hitter was over. It was the first game of the 2010 […]

Eric Bruntlett triple play
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Eric Bruntlett’s Unassisted Triple Play Was 7 Years Ago Today

Eric Bruntlett only played two seasons with the Phillies. They were his last two seasons in Major League Baseball. And with good reason: The backup […]

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MLB Clears Ryan Howard in Drug Probe

Major League Baseball announced today it had cleared Phillies slugger Ryan Howard in its investigation into the Al Jazeera performance-enhancing drug report released late last […]

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Here’s What the Phillies Would Look Like if They Were Beatles

Lost in the hub-bub over Chase Utley’s return to Philadelphia was this: It was also Beatles night! On August 16th, 1966, the Beatles played JFK […]

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Did Phillies Fans Cheer Too Much for Chase Utley?

It wouldn’t be a sporting event in Philadelphia without a fan controversy. This one was different, though. Instead of an incident involving a boorish fan […]

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Chase Utley Returns to Philadelphia Tonight as a Dodger

It seems like it was just yesterday when you could walk out your door, go to breakfast at Morning Glory and run into Chase Utley. […]

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Jonathan Papelbon Annoyed His Teammates With Pro-Trump Music

The Phillies may have made one of the best trades in franchise history last year. Okay, that’s a bit much. But the deal that sent […]

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 […]

Nick Denton and Pistachio Girl

Pistachio Girl Heckled Nick Denton at the Gawker Wake Last Night

I have to set this up for a minute, so strap in. Next week, Gawker founder/owner Nick Denton and his partners are selling the site, […]