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In Philadelphia, They're the Wheeze Kids
Former Reds teammates Pete Rose (left), Joe Morgan and Tony Perez are together in Philly, where they'll play at aptly named Veterans Stadium
On a flight to Japan in October 1968, the pilot informed his passengers, many of them members of the St. Louis Cardinal baseball team, that ...
It Was a Terrific Homecoming
Ending a six-year exile from the Mets, Tom Seaver delighted an Opening Day crowd by pitching six strong innings in a 2-0 win over Philadelphia
Out But Not Down
With one week of the season remaining, the Phillies trailed the Expos in the National League East and the Dodgers were behind the Astros in the West, but both races were still far from over
LEFTY'S LAST STAND
"This is it for Lefty, isn't it?" Philadelphia outfielder Jeff Stone was voicing everyone's thoughts as No. 32, Steve Carlton, took the mound for the ...
The Master List
The 50 greatest sports figures of the century from each of the 50 states
ELIMINATOR OF THE VARIABLES
When Steve Carlton concentrates, things happen: 27 wins for last-place Philadelphia, the richest contract in baseball history for a pitcher and ...
The Pete Problem
He's a baseball pariah—but beloved by baseball fans. He's ineligible for the Hall of Fame—but draws huge crowds when he crashes Cooperstown's induction weekend. A quarter century after he was banned, there are still no easy answers to ...
THE BRINGER OF THE BIG HEAT
Ryan has also equaled Tom Seaver's and Steve Carlton's record of 19 strikeouts in a nine-inning game and has struck out 19 twice more in ...