One of the oldest franchises in baseball, the Philadelphia Phillies have only one World Series title, but have featured some incredible players. Billy Hamilton, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Richie Ashburn, Pete Rose, Mike Schmidt, Steve Carlton, Joe Morgan, Curt Schilling and Jim Thome have all played on the Phillies at one time or another. While the Phillies have underachieved for much of their history, all signs point to a Golden Age coming soon for the Fightin' Phils.
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TAMPA ? Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Kevin Slowey became a popular topic on Twitter during Wednesday's Grapefruit League game against the Yankees.A-Rod singles in first at-bat following drug suspension
New York Yankees' designated hitter Alex Rodriguez hits a single in the first inning during a spring training baseball exhibition game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Tampa, Fla.Pitcher Aaron Harang happy to be with Phillies, despite rebuilding mode
CLEARWATER, FLA. ? One of the main goals for the Philadelphia Phillies and their front office this offseason was to bolster starting pitching depth.Philadelphia Phillies keeping close eye on Boston Red Sox during spring training
FORT MYERS ? Cole Hamels is still a member of the Philadelphia Phillies and the Boston Red Sox remain confident in their five-man starting rotation, b ut the trade speculation continues. Charley Kerfeld, a special assistant to the general manager in Philadelphia, was spotted at JetBlue Park on Monday getting a closer look at some of the Red Sox?s prospects. Among the players he saw included ...Phillies' Utley likely out of first week of spring games
Second baseman Chase Utley will not play in the Philadelphia Phillies' Grapefruit League opener Tuesday, and he says he isn't likely to see game action this week while coming back from a right ankle injury. The 36-year-old Utley has participated in hitting and fielding practice during the Phillies' first week of full-squad workouts, but has not gone through any base-running drills. ''There's no ...Phillies' Cliff Lee sharp vs. Astros in first outing since July 31
Cliff Lee pitched two scoreless innings in his first spring start before Luis Valbuena, Robbie Grossman and Marwin Gonzalez homered for the Houston Astros in a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday.Phillies' Utley comes to spring training with sore ankle
Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley has started spring training with a sore right ankle and a sunny disposition on the outlook of his rebuilding team. Utley, entering his 13th year with the Phillies, sprained his ankle last month while doing infield work. Phillies position players were required to report to camp by Monday, with the team's first full squad workout scheduled for ...A single step back
TAMPA, Fla. ? Alex Rodriguez returned to the New York Yankees after an absence of more than 17 months, lining a single into short left field in his first at-bat and going 1 for 2 with a walk in a 3-1 spring-training loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.LATEST NEWS
Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown, center, takes a lead off first base during the team's first full-squad workout Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015, at the Phillies spring training baseball facility in Clearwater, Fla.Phils ace Hamels: 'At this given moment, I'm a Phillie'
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels did little Saturday to clear up comments he recently made regarding his eagerness to begin the season with a team in a rebuilding mode. The 31-year-old Hamels threw a bullpen session on the third day of workouts for Phillies pitchers and catchers.
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The Philadelphia Phillies were actually known as the Blue Jays in 1943 and 1944.
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