Sep 15, 2011, 1:09 PM EDT
The Phillies, in collaboration with the Mural Arts Program, unveiled the design for their new Phillies Mural which will find its home at 200 South 24th Street. Featured prominently in the center are legendary sluggers Mike Schmidt and Ryan Howard.
Other current Phillies making an appearance include Chase Utley at second base, Jimmy Rollins running the base paths, and Roy Halladay likely throwing a perfect game. Brad Lidge’s World Series celebration appears next to the heartbreak of Mitch Williams. Both Vet Stadium and Shibe Park are honored as well.
According to the Phillies, the 8-story mural “will face the Schuylkill River and I-76 Schuylkill Expressway.”
A full list of the players below, including the unique chance to vote one additional player on.
The images featured in The Phillies Mural include (listed in order of
appearance, from top left to right): Brad Lidge, Charlie Manuel, Mitch
Williams, Cole Hamels, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Larry Bowa, Darren
Daulton, Dallas Green, Tug McGraw, Ed Delahanty, Mike Schmidt, Ryan
Howard, Chuck Klein, Tony Taylor, Dick Allen, Shibe Park, Jim Bunning,
Veterans Stadium, Roy Halladay, Citizens Bank Park, Robin Roberts, Harry
Kalas, Richie Ashburn, Steve Carlton, Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley, and
the Phillie Phanatic.
In addition, The Phillies Mural includes space for one more player – to
be chosen by fans via online voting on phillies.com. Details on the
final player vote will be forthcoming in the upcoming weeks.
Mural image from the Phillies
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