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  1. The Phillies only gave up two of the twenty longest home runs in baseball this season. Watch.

    Oct 2, 2013, 11:20 AM EDT

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    Here’s a pretty great video featuring the 20 longest home runs hit in Major League Baseball this season. No Phillies hitters crack the list but the Phillies pitching staff is featured on more than one occasion. You’ll likely remember the Giancarlo Stanton bomb that landed in Planet Hoagie out in Ashurn Alley just a few…

  2. Video: Evan Gattis Destroys a Baseball into Ashburn Alley for Longest HR Ever at CBP

    Sep 9, 2013, 11:20 AM EDT

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    It was not a great weekend for the first place Braves as they were swept by the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. But the ball promising rookie Evan Gattis absolutely crushed to center field off of Cole Hamels on Sunday may have been the longest ball we’ve ever seen hit into Ashburn Alley. You can…

  3. Dom Brown’s Bat-flip Is to Ridiculous as Dom Brown’s Bat Is to Red Hot

    Jun 3, 2013, 10:39 PM EDT

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    Dom Brown’s ridiculousness continued on Monday night when his redhot bat torched the Miami Marlins en route to a 7-2 Phillies victory. Brown went 3-4 on the evening with 2 RBI and a run scored. It was his killing of a baseball in the sixth that got Phillies fans out of their seat, however. Not…

  4. Video: Ball Hawks Battle for Dom Brown’s Wet Home Run Ball in McCovey Cove

    May 7, 2013, 2:07 AM EDT

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    Cliff Lee was stupendous on Monday night in San Francisco, commanding the strike zone with pinpoint accuracy. His final line may show a couple of earned runs, but the homer he gave up to Hunter Pence should have been a strikeout for sure. The homeplate ump cleaaaarly missed a would-be third strike and Lee barely…

  5. Blind Child Asks Ryan Howard to Hit Homer for Him, So Big Piece Deposited One in the Seats

    May 6, 2013, 11:54 AM EDT

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    There have not been an abundance of reasons to feel good about the results of the games on the field down at Citizens Bank Park this season. But there have been a handful of feel good stories like the one that took place on Teacher Appreciation Night on Friday to make us feel a little…