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  • Curt Schilling compares Muslim extremism to Nazis

    08/25/2015 10:31:15 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 41 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | August 25, 2015 | Postmedia Network
    Curt Schilling took on the Internet – and the entire Muslim world – on Tuesday and lost. Badly. The two-time National League strikeout king took to Twitter to voice his concern over Islamic extremism. He posted a photo of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler with the words, “It's said only 5-10% of Muslims are extremists. In 1940, only 7% of Germans were Nazis. How'd that go?” The 48-year-old also tweeted, “The math is staggering when you get to true (numbers).” Schilling, who won three World Series championships during his 20-year MLB career, deleted the post after 10 minutes. Currently working with...
  • Ex-major league and Snohomish star Earl Averill Jr. dies

    05/15/2015 2:30:38 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 9 replies
    The Seattle Times ^ | May 14, 2015 | Adam Jude
    Earl Averill Jr., a Snohomish High School graduate and a seven-year major league veteran, died Wednesday in Tacoma. He was 83. The Mariners scheduled a moment of silence in Averill’s honor just before the start of Thursday’s game against the Red Sox. Averill is the son of Baseball Hall of Famer Earl Averill.
  • Darren Daulton passes along good news in battle against brain cancer

    02/21/2015 4:19:31 PM PST · by gusopol3 · 9 replies
    CBSSports ^ | February 19, 2015 | Mike Axisa
    Two years ago, long-time Phillies catcher Darren Daulton was diagnosed with glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer the American Brain Tumor Association characterizes as being "highly malignant." He had successful surgery to remove a pair of brain tumors in July 2013. Daulton, now 53, has undergone extensive chemotherapy and radiation treatment in the 19 months since the surgery. On Thursday he passed along some good news:
  • Frank Torre, older brother of ... Joe and former Milwaukee Braves first baseman, dead at 82

    09/13/2014 7:03:08 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 30 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | September 13, 2014 | Bill Madden
    Frank Torre, older brother of Yankees Hall of Fame skipper Joe and former Milwaukee Braves first baseman, dead at 82 Though he was nine years older, Frank Torre, who broke into the majors with the Milwaukee Braves in 1956, served as a mentor to his younger brother growing up on Avenue T in Brooklyn, and later as a father figure after their parents split up.
  • Phillies with combined no hitter in ninth

    09/01/2014 1:19:40 PM PDT · by gusopol3 · 69 replies
    1 out vs. Braves 2 outs
  • The Phillies Had Planned to Honor Charlie Manuel for His 1,000th Win Tonight (Fired)

    08/16/2013 12:03:58 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 28 replies
    Crossing Broad ^ | 8/16/13 | Kyle Scott
    "This weekend at Citizen's Bank Park...Charlie Manuel's 1000th Win Celebration. Charlie will be recognized prior to the game..." Instead they fired him. This is the official release still on the Phillies’ website.
  • For D.C. Baseball Team, Deluge of Phillies Fans Is National Disgrace

    05/06/2012 8:48:44 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 42 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | May 2, 2012 | BRAD REAGAN
    One of Andrew Feffer's jobs is getting Washington Nationals fans to come to the ballpark. But this year, the team's chief operating officer has another goal: keeping Philadelphia Phillies fans out. Since the baseball franchise left Montreal for Washington, D.C., in 2005, the Nationals pastime has been losing games. They haven't yet had a winning season. Meanwhile, their rivals 125 miles up I-95 have been one of the best teams in the game. With seats in Philly's Citizens Bank Park hard to come by, Phillies fans have taken to descending on Nationals Park whenever their team pays a visit. Two...
  • Dropkick Murphys Wont Let Papelbon Use Their Song As Entrance Music Anymore

    03/06/2012 8:25:16 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 18 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | 3/6/12 | CBS Boston
    BOSTON (CBS) — Granted, it wouldn’t make much sense for Jonathan Papelbon to use “Shipping Up To Boston” as his entrance music, now that he’ll be pitching in the City of Brotherly Love, but the Dropkick Murphys are taking a proactive approach to the 2012 season. They won’t let Papelbon use their song anymore. “He can’t use ‘Shipping Up To Boston,’” lead singer Ken Casey told ESPN Music. “That’s a Boston song.” Casey told ESPN that he’s already moved on to the Andrew Bailey era in Boston. “And I have to get with the new Sox closer to let him...
  • 3 men sentenced in fatal Phillies ballpark attack

    12/21/2011 8:29:21 AM PST · by Libloather · 11 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 12/20/11
    3 men sentenced in fatal Phillies ballpark attackAP – 13 hrs ago PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three men who fatally attacked a man outside a Philadelphia Phillies game in a brawl police say was sparked by a spilled drink have been sentenced to prison terms. Francis Kirchner, Charles Bowers and James Groves each pleaded guilty in October to voluntary manslaughter and criminal conspiracy in the July 2009 death of 22-year-old David Sale Jr. outside Citizens Bank Park, where the Phillies were playing the St. Louis Cardinals. Kirchner, 30, was sentenced Tuesday to consecutive terms totaling nine to 18 years. Bowers, 37,...
  • Cardinals win, another Philly choke up

    10/07/2011 8:18:57 PM PDT · by JSteff · 65 replies
    I saw it. | 10/7/11 | Me
    Cardinals win and Howard is injured.
  • Phillies win East division

    09/17/2011 8:11:14 PM PDT · by Empireoftheatom48 · 22 replies
    Phillies win 5th straight division champion game
  • The Phillies’ Four Aces

    04/02/2011 12:10:11 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 3 replies
    The New York Times ^ | March 31, 2011 | Pat Jordan
    ...No team in baseball today has a greater number of successful deceptive pitchers than the Philadelphia Phillies. They have brought together four of the best starting pitchers in the game: Roy (Doc) Halladay, a 33-year-old two–time Cy Young Award winner; Cliff Lee, 32, and also a Cy Young winner; Roy Oswalt, 33, with 150 career wins; and the 27-year-old Cole Hamels, a World Series hero three years ago...
  • Dallas Green’s granddaughter killed in Arizona (Phil's World Series winning manager 1980)

    01/09/2011 6:01:16 PM PST · by gusopol3 · 5 replies
    philly.com ^ | January 9, 2011 | Frank Fitzpatrick
    The elder Green, 76, who lives in West Grove, was en route to Arizona and could not immediately be reached for comment. Earlier, he had spoken with the New York Daily News. "It's pretty hard," Green said before he and wife Sylvia departed a Caribbean resort to be with their family. "We're all hurting pretty bad. I can't believe this could happen to any 9-year old child, much less our own." Green said he learned of his granddaughter's fate when, after seeing news of the shooting on TV, his wife phoned their son.
  • Official: Cliff Lee to sign with Phillies

    12/13/2010 9:20:25 PM PST · by TexasNative2000 · 38 replies · 1+ views
    mlb.com ^ | 12.13.2010 | TexasNative2000
    After two weeks of negotiations with the Texas Rangers and New York Yankees, Cliff Lee has agreed to return to the Philadelphia Phillies.
  • Little boy plays with big heart

    11/09/2010 8:13:13 PM PST · by Post5203 · 9 replies
    ESPN E:60 ^ | November 9, 2010 | Ben Houser
    HEGINS, Pa. -- Six-year-old Josiah Viera grabs his batting helmet and slowly puts it on his head. The cheers begin. He practices his stance … even mimics his hero, Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard, by spitting in his hands. His teammates are yelling louder now. Almost everyone in sight pauses. It is an at-bat worth watching. Josiah stands 27 inches tall and weighs just 15 pounds.
  • These Giant Davids . . .

    10/24/2010 11:22:56 AM PDT · by BluesDuke · 6 replies
    The Catbird in the Nosebleed Seats ^ | October 24, 2010 | Yours Truly
    This is how charmed this theoretically motley collection of San Francisco Giants---their own manager calls them the Dirty Dozen---just so happens to be while holding the National League pennant in their happy hands: They beat the big, bad Philadelphian Goliath in spite of being outscored in the League Championship Series by one run. These Giant Davids beat the big, bad Philadelphian Goliath with a less-than-Bunyanesque eighth-inning home run that came through the courtesy of Phillies manager Charlie Manuel leaving in a righthanded reliever to face a shortstop who'd hit all but two of his 24 regular season bombs against righthanded...
  • Giants Win the Pennant!

    10/23/2010 9:02:48 PM PDT · by JennysCool · 121 replies
    10/23/10 | Bruce Boche
    3-2 in a classic nailbiter. Unreal bottom-of-the-ninth suspense. Great postseason for both clubs!
  • Rabbit, Run

    10/18/2010 10:40:02 AM PDT · by BluesDuke
    The Catbird in the Nosebleed Seats ^ | October 18, 2010 | Yours truly
    A second baseman by trade playing third base for the San Francisco Giants like . . . a second baseman by trade, and it caught up to him early and often Sunday, helping cost his team a run at the outset and putting them in jeopardy enough otherwise. A pitcher reaching base to lead off an inning and running the bases for the Philadelphia Phillies like he has a hellhound on his trail, or at least a swift center fielder ready to cut him down, then scoring the first of a five-run inning that put the Giants away for keeps...
  • NLCS Game 2 Live Thread- San Francisco Giants at the Philadelphia Phillies

    10/17/2010 5:49:50 PM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 15 replies · 1+ views
    n/a | 10/17/2010 | n/a
    Pitches: Sanchez vs Oswalt
  • ALCS and NLCS 2010 Live Thread

    10/16/2010 2:53:44 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 189 replies · 4+ views
    MLB.com ^ | 10/16/10 | raccoonradio
    ALCS and NLCS 2010 live thread Yankees vs. Rangers--TBS Phillies vs. Giants--Fox World Series will be on Fox