Wednesday, April 10, 2013
12-year-old Bailey O'Neill, who died from injuries sustained during a playground bullying incident, will be honored by the Philadelphia Phillies during their home game against the Red Sox on May 29.
The Philadelphia Phillies have announced they will dedicate their home game on May 29 to the memory of 12-year-old Bailey O'Neill, who died as a result of injuries sustained during a playground bullying incident in March. "We extended the invite to the O'Neill family, and they graciously accepted," said Scott Palmer, Public Affairs Director for the Philadelphia Phillies. "Now we're working on planning out the rest of the day." Bailey's father, Robert, was overjoyed to hear the news that his son—a staunch Phillies fan—would be honored by his favorite team. “This is wonderful news, and we’re so thankful for the Phillies to reach out to our family and dedicate a home game to Bailey’s memory," said Robert O'Neill. "It’s so exciting that people…
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Philadelphia Phillies' pitchers and catchers report to Clearwater to start spring training in Florida on Wednesday.
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Monday, September 24, 2012
Starting catcher Carlos Ruiz will be signing autographs at the mall Monday evening.
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Monday, September 24, 2012
Philadelphia Phillies player Carlos "Chooch" Ruiz will be signing autographs at the Oxford Valley Mall in Langhorne Monday evening. The signing, which will begin at 6:00 p.m., is open to those who purchased tickets through Dynasty Sports. Ruiz was first set to appear at the mall last week, but the signing was delayed due to change in the Phillies' playing schedule. A limited number of tickets remain, according to the mall's Facebook page, and can be purchased by calling 215-757-3961. In the coming weeks, Dynasty Sports will also be holding events with Ealges players LeSean McCoy and Jason Babins. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our newsletter | Blog for us
Monday, July 9, 2012
The Phils sit in last place entering the All-Star break. Do you think they can turn the season around and take another trip to the playoffs?
We have good news and bad news. The bad news is that there are still 75 games left for the Philadelphia Phillies to torture the fans with sloppy plays, bases-loaded strikeouts and an unreliable bullpen. The good news is that there are still 75 games left for a team that looks strong on paper to make a run for the playoffs. The Phillies capped off what can only be called a disappointing first half of the 2012 season in typical fashion: a 4-3 loss and three game sweep by the Atlanta Braves. They enter the All-Star break resting at the bottom of the National League East division with a 37-50 record, 14 games behind the first place Washington Nationals. With 10 games behind Cincinnati and Atlanta for the two National League wild card spots, …
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
He was a Phillies announcer for 26 years, but will always be remembered for calling Mike Schmidt's division-clinching home run in 1980.
Longtime Phillies announcer Andy Musser, 74, passed away Sunday, according to multple media outlets, including philly.com. The Web site quotes Musser's son as saying, "It wasn't easy being second banana to Harry Kalas, but he was the perfect guy for it. That was a wonderful time for him. I was there and saw him laugh his ass off." Musser announced Super Bowls, World Series games and The Masters, but Phillies fans will always remember him for making the call on Mike Schmidt's division-winning home run that helped propel the Phillies to the 1980 World Series. Video courtesy Metra4.com.
Friday, January 13, 2012
We don’t need fans like him.
- Joe Hart
Friday, January 13, 2012
Good news everyone. One of the guys that gave Philadelphia sports yet another black eye has been arrested. Dennis Veteri, 32, of Glassboro, N.J., and two others wearing Flyers jerseys were caught on video beating up two New York Rangers fans outside Geno’s Steaks in South Philly after the Winter Classic game between the two teams at Citizens Bank Park. The suspects were seen kicking the victims while they were down. Classy right? Other than the disappointing loss to the Rangers, it was a great event for Philadelphia to host. And then these three knuckleheads do something stupid to give the city a bad name yet again in the national news. We are the city famous for throwing snowballs at Santa Claus at an Eagles game. Philadelphia police …
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
"Phans Feeding Families" is an initiative to fight hunger in the Delaware Valley.
Philabundance, the Phillies and Citizens Bank are working together to help fight hunger with "Phans Feeding Families." The initiative focuses on feeding families throughout the Delaware Valley, where there are currently 900,000 at risk of hunger, according to Philabundance. Through Sunday, July 31, you can purchase a limited-edition Phans Feeding Families pin for $5 online or at Citizen Bank Park Newsstands and the Majestic Clubhouse Store. The cost will provide 10 meals to people in need. You can also purchase a package to attend the Phans Feeding Families pre-game fundraiser at Citizens Bank Park, which will take place on July 31. Each package purchased will help provide 150 meals to families in the Delaware Valley. And while you're …