Phillies History

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MLB Network to have Phillies 1980 Specials all day on May 22, 2020

MLB NETWORK TO CELEBRATE 1980 WORLD SERIES CHAMPION PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES TOMORROW, MAY 22, BEGINNING AT 9:00 A.M. ET             May 21, 2020 – In honor of the 40th anniversary, MLB Network will air 12 hours of programming dedicated to the 1980 World Series champion Philadelphia Phillies tomorrow, May 22, beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET. As part of its programming lineup, MLB Network will air all four […]

Jackie Robinson’s first trip to Philadelphia – May 9, 1947 – 73 years ago today

Today mark’s the 73rd Anniversary of Jackie Robinson‘s first trip to play in Philadelphia at Shibe Park when the Brooklyn Dodgers came to town to play the Philadelphia Phillies. It was the first game of a 4-game series between the red hot league-leading Dodgers against a lower-ranked Phillies team. Embed from Getty Images Yes, controversy happened in Philadelphia with regards […]