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The 1964 Phillies

The Story of Baseball"s Most Memorable Collapse
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  • English
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McFarland & Company
Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies (Baseball team), Sports & Recreation, Sports, Pennsylvania, Reference, Baseball - General, General, 20th century, History, Philadelphia Phillies (Ba
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8139156M
ISBN 100786421177
ISBN 139780786421176

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Sliding into home: On childhood, family and the Phillies. A writer recalls moving to Haddon Township, falling in love with a team that set a mark for futility, and how baseball brought his Author: Phaedra Trethan.

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This article was published in the Fall Baseball Research Journal. Nearly all accounts of the Philadelphia Phillies’ epic collapse, which would etch itself deep in the city’s historical psyche, focus on the Phillies’ game losing streak that started on Septem when they had a 6½-game lead with only 12 games remaining, and ended with them having lost eight games in the.

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Richard Anthony Allen (born March 8, ) is an American former professional baseball player. During his season Major League Baseball (MLB) career, he appeared primarily as a first baseman, third baseman, and outfielder, most notably for the Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago White Sox, and is ranked among his sport's top offensive producers of the s and early g average   The Epic Collapse of the Phillies Posted by youstinkbaseball ⋅ September 6, ⋅ 1 Comment ERIC: Every year about this time, those of us who reside in Phillie Nation are forced to remember the single most painful memory of a franchise that dates back to September Swoon.

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