How did the Phillie Phanatic come to be? Meet the people who created baseball's craziest mascot.
The Phillie Phanatic has entertained Philadelphia Phillies fans for more than 40 years, but a new federal lawsuit puts the mascot’s future with the team in doubt. SI legal analyst Michael McCann unpacks the case and weighs the possibility of mascot free agency. ...read more
Tom Burgoyne, the man behind the Phillie Phanatic costume, says Jose Fernandez had the most fun among the players who visited Citizens Bank Park. ...read more
Former Philadelphia Phillies slugger Ryan Howard believes his old team is learning how to finish games and is on the right path to return to the World Series. ...read more
Even if Philadelphia signs star outfielder Bryce Harper, former Phillies All-Star and current baseball analyst John Kruk says the Fightin' Phils shouldn't be the favorites in the NL East. ...read more