Who will Phillies target in free agency?

By Larry Shenk

Media sources report the Phillies have begun interviewing for a new president, or general manager, or both. Or, no one as the possibility exists that there will be no new hires for now.

The Phillies, like most teams, have needs…

ICYMI: Checking in with the Phillies radio voice Scott Franzke.

A native Texan, Franzke joined the Phillies in 2006 doing the pre- and post-game shows and two innings of play-by-play on radio. He became the Phillies full-time radio play-by-play announcer the following season, working with Larry Andersen. …

Checking in with the Phillies radio voice Scott Franzke.

A native Texan, Franzke joined the Phillies in 2006 doing the pre- and post-game shows and two innings of play-by-play on radio. He became the Phillies full-time radio play-by-play announcer the following season, working with Larry Andersen. …

Just For Fun….What goes on during mound visits? And why don’t hitting coaches make batter’s box visits?

Mound visits by the pitching coach are a baseball phenomenon. They became so popular in the last 10 years MLB had to restrict them. These visits are limited to five per team per…

Phillies legends remember housing life in the minors during their pro debuts.

Starting in 2022 major league clubs are required to provide and pay for housing for their minor league players. It wasn’t always that way.

Juan Samuel

His 1980 pro debut came with the Bend (OR) Phillies in the…

Jim (Kitty) Kaat, part of a record-setting Phillies pitching staff in 1976, is a Hall of Famer….finally.

The left-hander, a workhorse over four decades, was selected by the Golden Era committee earlier this week for induction next July. Kitty posted a 283–237 record and 3.45 ERA in 898 games over…

Larry Shenk

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