Tandem With The Random 003 – 02.21.2011

Tandem With The Random 003 - 02.21.2011 In this installment of the Tandem With The Random podcast, host Brian Kelley talks to author Allen Schatz, who left behind a 25-year career in finance/accounting to pursue a career as an author. Allen has recently published his first novel, a baseball-centered mystery titled "Game 7: Dead Ball" … Continue reading Tandem With The Random 003 – 02.21.2011

If reports are true, Phillies are making huge mistake

OK...most baseball fans are aware of the reportedly impending trade of Toronto Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay to the Philadelphia Phillies and the reported companion trade (right now, this does not appear to be a 3-team deal) of Phillies ace Cliff Lee to Seattle. While I love Lee and appreciate what he did for the … Continue reading If reports are true, Phillies are making huge mistake

Vote for Victorino…TODAY!

Phillies centerfielder Shane Victorino is in a tight race for the National League team's final roster spot in MLB's Final Vote competition. Voting ends today at 4 p.m. ET, so CLICK HERE NOW and vote as many times as you can (there is no limit) before 4 p.m. to send Shane to the All-Star Game. … Continue reading Vote for Victorino…TODAY!

Beating the Mets sounds great in any language

more about "The Fightins » ¡Viva La RAAAAUUUUUUULLL!", posted with vodpod Comcast SportsNet-Philly featured a chat with the lead announcer for the Phillies' Spanish-language affiliate during last night's Phillies-Mets game, which the Phillies won 6-3 after Raul Ibanez hit a 3-run home run in the top of the 10th inning. After Ibanez hit the home … Continue reading Beating the Mets sounds great in any language

Today is my 30th anniversary…as a Phillies (and Philly) fan

For the first eight years of my existence, my dad raised me to be a New York Mets fan, believe it or not. Growing up in Brick, N.J., we would make one or two trips each summer to Shea Stadium to watch the Mets play, but I never really got into it. Strangely, though, my … Continue reading Today is my 30th anniversary…as a Phillies (and Philly) fan

Goodbye, Harry…and thank you, Phillies

I, along with many Phillies fans, paid their final respects and said goodbye to longtime broadcaster Harry Kalas at a memorial service held this afternoon at Citizens Bank Park in South Philadelphia. My fiancee and I got on line at 8:30 a.m. and entered the third-base gate about 40 minutes later. Once through the turnstiles, … Continue reading Goodbye, Harry…and thank you, Phillies

A personal memory of Harry Kalas

Hall of Fame broadcaster Harry Kalas collapsed at Nationals Park and later died in Washington, D.C., this afternoon, just hours before the Phillies' game today against the Washington Nationals. He was 73. I became a Phillies fan in April 1979 and Harry's voice is practically embedded in my brain -- something I am sure I … Continue reading A personal memory of Harry Kalas

Phinally…Phillies are World Series champions!

For the first time since 1980 and for only the second time in franchise history, the Philadelphia Phillies are the world champions of baseball after beating the Tampa Bay Rays, 4-3, at Citizens Bank Park on October 29, 2008. The Phils won the best-of-seven series in five games. The victory also gives Philadelphia its first … Continue reading Phinally…Phillies are World Series champions!

Watching Game 5 of the 2008 NLCS

RECENT UPDATES AT BOTTOM Posted at 9:13 p.m. ET Well, it is the bottom of the second inning and I am so hoping the Phillies wrap up the 2008 National League pennant with a win over the Dodgers tonight...not just because I am a HUGE Phillies fan, but because I will run out into traffic … Continue reading Watching Game 5 of the 2008 NLCS