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Stephen Silver

  1. Memo to the Phillies: Don’t “Go For It”

    Nov 1, 2013, 12:17 PM EDT


    With the World Series wrapping up this week, the Major League Baseball offseason is upon us. And with reports that the Phillies are in line to sign a hugely lucrative new local TV contract in the near future, a lot of fans of the local team are excited about a potential spending spree, one which…

  2. Charlie Manuel: An Appreciation

    Aug 21, 2013, 11:19 AM EDT

    rom the book "The Phillie Phanatic's Parade of Champions" by Tom Burgoyne and illustrator Len Epstein

    I remember a lot about Charlie Manuel’s early days as manager of the Philadelphia Phillies. Mostly that people sure didn’t like him, at all. The 2005 team, in Manuel’s first season, were the Bobby Abreu/Kenny Lofton/David Bell Phillies, the Ed Wade-built team that a whole lot of fans couldn’t stand despite yearly winning records. And…