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The Philadelphia Phillies: An Extraordinary Tradition Scott Gummer

The Philadelphia Phillies: An Extraordinary Tradition

Scott Gummer

Published May 25th 2010
ISBN : 9781933784861
Hardcover
244 pages
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 About the Book 

Few teams in any sport have as rich a history and as deep a connection with its fans as the World Series champion Philadelphia Phillies. This official commemorative history digs deep into the archives to celebrate over a century of Phillies baseball,MoreFew teams in any sport have as rich a history and as deep a connection with its fans as the World Series champion Philadelphia Phillies. This official commemorative history digs deep into the archives to celebrate over a century of Phillies baseball, from the first game in 1883 through the team’s triumphant world championship run. Original essays by Hall of Famers, current Phillies heroes, and a cast of unforgettable characters including players, managers, broadcasters, and baseball’s most die-hard fans offer insights and anecdotes, transporting readers onto the field and behind the scenes. With more than 300 photos chronicling everything from ballparks old and new to the evolution of the uniforms to the team’s greatest names, games, and moments, The Philadelphia Phillies is a must-have keepsake for Phillies and baseball fans everywhere.