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  1. Help Fight Breast Cancer

    Jun 1, 2006, 12:35 PM EDT

    **Pledge to Help Phillies Fans Fight Breast Cancer Here.** If you recall on Mother’s Day, MLB teams including the Phillies used pink bats to help the cause against breast cancer.  Now MLB auctions is offering the bats up to the highest bidder.  The funds raised will help fight breast cancer. I thought we could try…

  2. Gambling Hurts

    May 31, 2006, 12:27 PM EDT

    Not exactly Operation Slapshot, but an article on today’s PhillyBurbs.com claims they found $2 million in the Norristown home of former mayor Frank Rizzo’s son-in-law. Investigators recently searched the Mastronardo brothers’ homes and a car and came away with more than $2 million in cash, Castor said. Apparently people were getting beat too much for…

  3. Way Down Here, You Need a Reason to Move

    May 30, 2006, 4:35 PM EDT

    Insert joke about Pat Croce righting the Sixers ship back in the late ’90s here.  CNN has an article today taking a look at Croce’s Pirate museum and restaurant ventures in Key West.  Some people in Philly thought Croce was a little too energetic and came off as fake at times, but after listening to…

  4. The People’s Paper, But New York

    May 29, 2006, 11:02 PM EDT

    The Sunday edition of The New York Daily News did a piece contrasting Philadelphia fans’ love affair with Sal Fasano and New Yorkers often unstable relationship with reigning MVP Alex Rodriguez.  Jesse Spector, a sports writer for the Daily News, asked me a few questions about Philly’s somewhat random penchant for the back up catcher. …

  5. Summer Madness

    May 26, 2006, 2:23 AM EDT

    The summer is here and the Phillies don’t completely suck, which is nice.  They salvaged a win yesterday in New York to keep themselves within striking distance of the Mets.  Cole Hamels health isn’t exactly promising, but beggars can’t be choosers.  They have a solid nucleus in their lineup which Pat Gillick can work with.…

  6. You Can Destroy Curt Schilling

    May 24, 2006, 1:19 PM EDT

    I knew Curt was known to go online and dabble on the Sons of Sam Horn message boards, but apparently he is a big video game freak as well.  He is working with the makers of Everquest II to help fight ALS.  They created a Schilling character within the game and if you defeat him…

  7. Mike Mamula can Swim

    May 24, 2006, 11:07 AM EDT

    paper clipping photo via PhiladelphiaWillDo: A fine product of Boston College, Mike Mamula’s jersey still hangs on the wall of the Eagles Deli in beautiful Brighton Massachusetts.  His jersey sits in the high honor along side Polaroid photos of hungry BC kids who ate a pound of meat covered in cheese otherwise known as the…

  8. Well That Didn’t Take Long

    May 24, 2006, 10:42 AM EDT

    Not two weeks in to his Major League career, Cole Hamels misses his first start due to injury. From the AP: NEW YORK – Rookie pitcher Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies experienced soreness in the back of his left shoulder while throwing in the outfield Tuesday and was scratched from his scheduled start Wednesday…

  9. 5 Hours & 22 Minutes for Naught

    May 24, 2006, 12:56 AM EDT

    I watched some of it on MLB.tv, I followed some of it on MLB Gamecast, I had someone attempt to give me play by play over the phone, and I heard the end of it on MLB audio.  Ryan Madson came in to do some long relief and did an impressive job.  But if you…

  10. Mercy

    May 23, 2006, 12:04 AM EDT

    You probably don’t even know who this is, but he retired on Sunday prior to the Phillies victory over the Red Sox.  I don’t know much of anything about Alex Gonzalez but I do know he was doing nothing but hurting the Phillies.  He was batting a whopping .111 in his limited role off the…

  11. Wicked Hahdcoah

    May 20, 2006, 4:51 PM EDT

    Wicked Hahdcoah Originally uploaded by emc303.

  12. 4th & 26 Revisited

    May 19, 2006, 2:05 AM EDT

    Friday random video: remember when Donovan used to run?  Those were the days.  By far the greatest game I’ve ever been to. And a little Larry Anderson audio for you from the other night in Milwaukee courtesy of Chase.