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  1. Story time: Wilt Chamberlain feared death by soda poisoning, a tape of the 100-point game exists, and one man did actually die in his seat at the Vet

    Jan 12, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT


    A reel-to-reel tape of Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game exists. But like so much else about Wilt’s career, no one’s sure where the damn thing is. You may not be familiar with him, but Josh Pastner is the head coach of the Memphis University basketball team. His No. 24 Tigers — who will be ranked higher…

  2. How to Make the Vet Look Pretty: Fireworks + a Really Good Photographer

    Jul 11, 2013, 2:23 PM EDT


    We all kind of “miss” the Vet, but no one really misses the Vet. Over at the new digs — which we all continue to enjoy — the Phillies are promoting postgame fireworks on Thursday and Friday and dug up this old shot of the place whose bases now decorate the parking lot. Admit it,…

  3. The City of Philadelphia Still Owes Money for the 700 Level

    Jun 15, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT


    Checks can be made payable to Andrew Kulp at the following address… wait, what? Okay, I’m being told the 700 Level doesn’t refer to us – or more importantly, me – in this case. What Philadelphia really still owes money for is something that no longer exists: Veterans Stadium. Seriously. The city is six figures…