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The Fightin' Phillies
The Fightin' Phillies (4 Formats) ›
By Larry Shenk, Foreword by Larry Andersen
Trade Paper Price 16.95

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ISBN 9781629371993

Published Apr 2016

From when the Phillies franchise was established in 1883 and a rookie manager led the team to its first National League pennant in 1915 to the World Series titles in 1980 and 2008, Larry Shenk, a longtime Phillies executive, provides insight into a potpourri of faces, places, events, and personalities in Phillies history. He takes readers through every no-hitter thrown by a Phillies pitcher and an incredible season by a relief pitcher who became the Most Valuable Player. Read about Mike Schmidt’s most dramatic home run, the youngest pitcher to ever win a game in the big leagues, the greatest one-game performance in World Series history, the most unbreakable records in franchise history, and why the Phillies held spring training in Pennsylvania during the 1940s.
If These Walls Could Talk: Philadelphia Phillies
If These Walls Could Talk: Philadelphia Phillies (4 Formats) ›
By Larry Shenk, Foreword by Larry Bowa
Trade Paper Price 14.95

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ISBN 9781600789106

Published May 2014

Over the last half-century, the Philadelphia Phillies have experienced epic highs—World Series titles in 1980 and 2008—and frustrating lows, and Larry Shenk has been there for every minute of it. He provides a behind-the-scenes look at the personalities and events that have shaped the franchise’s history. The book gives the detailed scouting reports on Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley and takes readers into the clubhouse as Steve Carlton closes in on 300 career wins. Listen in on Pete Rose’s phone call with President Reagan after Rose broke the National League hits record and see Richie Ashburn’s face when he heard he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Giving fans a taste of what it’s like to be a part of the Phillies’ storied history from a perspective unlike any other, readers will also learn about a man whose work ethic and character has made an impact on the players and staff for 50 years.