This Date in Philadelphia Phillies History

This Date in Philadelphia Phillies History

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Overview


Baseball is a game that is played each day for six months of every year. It becomes the fabric of our daily lives, providing many moments of groans and glee. Yet the business of the game continues year round. There are trades, free agent signings and player releases that can happen any day, regardless of the month.

This Date in Philadelphia Phillies History follows the day-by-day events of the Phillies from its founding in 1883 to the present. Readers will be able to relive the major accomplishments of iconic stars including on their brilliant career arc to enshrinement in the Hall of Fame.

The book includes everything from the players’ birthdays to great historical moments to memorable transactions. Readers will learn about Reggie Grabowski, who gave up 11 hits in a single inning, and perfect games by Jim Bunning and Roy “Doc” Halladay, among many noted players and events.

Do some time-traveling to visit once more all of the incredible highs and numbing lows that made you a passionate Phillies fan.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148742708
Publisher: Camino Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/20/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

Larry Shenk is Vice President of Alumni Affairs for the Philadelphia Phillies. He is the longest-tenured executive in Phillies history.

Allen Lewis covered the Phillies for The Philadelphia Inquirer from 1946 through 1972. He was a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame Veterans Committee from 1979 to 2000.

Don Bostrom is a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America and has covered the Phillies during 35 seasons for several Philadelphia newspapers.

Skip Clayton has covered sports for the ABC Radio Network for more than 40 years. He is the author of 50 Phabulous Phillies and the host of Racing Wrap, a weekly radio show on WBCB in Levittown. He lives in Sellersville, Pennsylvania with his wife, Joanne.

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