The Phillies Experience: A Year-by-Year Chronicle of the Philadelphia Phillies

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MVP Books, Mar 22, 2013 - Sports & Recreation - 224 pages
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DIVThis year-by-year history of one of baseball s most iconic franchises presents the stories, characters, and memorable moments that have defined every season of Philadelphia Phillies baseball since the franchise s founding in 1883. The Phillies Experience explores both the on-field events and off-field drama that made each season unique, and it includes profiles of the stars and near-stars who made baseball history: Robin Roberts, Richie Ashburn, Mike Schmidt, Steve Carlton, Jim Bunning, Pete Alexander, Chuck Klein, Del Ennis, Dick Allen, Tug McGraw, Larry Bowa, Greg Luzinski, Garry Maddox, Pete Rose, Jimmy Rollins, Ryan Howard, Chase Utley, Cliff Lee, and many, many more./div

 

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Contents

Introduction
6
The Nineteenth Century
8
19001919
14
1920s
44
1930s
60
1940s
76
1950s
92
1960s
110
1970s
126
1980s
146
1990s
166
2000s to Today
184
Photo Credits
218
Index
219
Copyright

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About the author (2013)

A native of Philadelphia, Tyler Kepner has been a baseball writer for the New York Times since 2000 and before that covered the Angels for the Riverside Press-Enterprise and the Mariners for the SeattlePost-Intelligencer. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and their four children.

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