The year was 1992 and the Phillies were desperate for an outfielder (for example, Amaro was a starter), so they turned to the Dodgers for a trade and came away with the well traveled Stan Javier. Javier came to the Phillies on July 2nd of '92 and left via free agency following that season, but during his time here he swiped 17 bases while only being caught once and batted .261 while manning all three outfield spots. Wikipedia describes him as "a talented baseball player and a classic fourth outfielder: someone who can give a club good defense, blazing speed, and a switch-hitting bat with decent average, but who cannot sustain his play over a full season". The owner of only 57 homeruns over a 17 year career, actually hit the first ever Interleague homerun in a game against the Rangers in which he was a Giant. He played for the Phils, Giants, A's, Dodgers, Yankees, Angels, Astros, and M's. Side note- Stanley Julian Antonio Javier turns 45 today.
The Free JC movement is gaining momentum with every t-shirt sold. Phillies Nation is selling multiple designs ranging from ringer tee, regular tee, hoodie, women's tank and v-neck, as well as long sleeve. As Phillies Nation would put it- "Help protest this fiasco and support JC Romero and his innocence. Fight the Power!" My personal favorite- the baseball jersey tee...