Sunday, April 04, 2010

Philadelphia Phillies Past & Present

If ever there was a book that spoke to the roots of WSBGMs it's this one. After all, our self-description is- A funny yet insightful look into the Philadelphia Phillies present, past, and future. The perfect blend of pop culture, humor, and baseball.
Philadelphia Phillies Past & Present is a journey through Phillies baseball history and traces the team from its origins in 1883 to its heartbreaking attempt at a back-to-back World Series Championship in 2009. From Chuck Klein and Richie Ashburn to Mike Schmidt and Ryan Howard, Grover Cleveland Alexander and Robin Roberts to Steve Carlton and Cole Hamels, the Philadelphia Phillies have had more than their share of legendary heroes. In rich imagery and entertaining stories, Philadelphia Phillies Past & Present brings a new spin to the history of this storied franchise. Pairing almost 250 historic black-and-white photos and contemporary images of the modern game, the book explores, compares and contrasts the players and the managers, the ballparks and the equipment, the history and traditions that have defined Phillies baseball and provide entertainment and excitement to a loyal and passionate local fans.


Corey said...

this book a terrific. reading about and looking at pictures of the old-time players, stadiums, managers, etc. is a lot of fun. this is the perfect coffee table book.

GM-Carson said...

This book is jam-packed with awesome pictures. I'm very thankful MVP Books publishing sent a copy each of our ways.

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