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Philadelphia Phillies

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Founded 1883 as the Philadelphia Quakers, but quickly came to be called the Phillies, which became the team's official name in 1889. Rebranded the Philadelphia Blue Jays for just two seasons, 1943-44, before being redubbed the Phillies in 1945. Won National League pennants in 1915, 1950, 1980, 1983, 1993, 2008, and 2009, and won the World Series in 1980 and 2008.

National League Eastern Division.

Official Website:
http://www.phillies.com/

Location:
Philadelphia, PA

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Grover Cleveland Alexander
Baseball
26-Feb-1887 4-Nov-1950 Pitcher, 373 career wins
Dick Allen
Baseball
8-Mar-1942   Outspoken MLB slugger
Sparky Anderson
Baseball
22-Feb-1934 4-Nov-2010 Reds and Tigers manager
Richie Ashburn
Baseball
19-Mar-1927 9-Sep-1997 MLB Hall of Fame Whiz Kid
Wally Backman
Baseball
22-Sep-1959   Hitter for the New York Mets, 1980-88
Larry Bowa
Baseball
6-Dec-1945   MLB Manager, Coach
Jim Bunning
Politician
23-Oct-1931   US Senator from Kentucky
Dolph Camilli
Baseball
23-Apr-1907 21-Oct-1997 National League MVP, 1941
Steve Carlton
Baseball
22-Dec-1944   Winner of four Cy Young Awards
Thomas F. Chapman
Business
1943   CEO of Equifax, 1998-2005
Earle Combs
Baseball
14-May-1899 21-Jul-1976 The Kentucky Colonel, MLB Hall of Famer
Gene Conley
Baseball
10-Nov-1930   NBA and MLB champion
Alvin Dark
Baseball
7-Jan-1922   Retired MLB Shortstop and Manager
Lenny Dykstra
Baseball
10-Feb-1963   Philadelphia Phillies Outfielder
Jimmie Foxx
Baseball
22-Oct-1907 21-Jul-1967 Seven-time All Star, 534 home runs
Terry Francona
Baseball
22-Apr-1959   Former manager, Boston Red Sox
Jim Fregosi
Baseball
4-Apr-1942   Former MLB Manager
Dick Groat
Baseball
4-Nov-1930   Shortstop, 1960 National League MVP
Harvey Haddix
Baseball
18-Sep-1925 8-Jan-1994 MLB pitcher
Ryan Howard
Baseball
19-Nov-1979   First Baseman, Philadelphia Phillies
Ferguson Jenkins
Baseball
13-Dec-1942   Winner, 1971 Cy Young Award
Darrell Johnson
Baseball
25-Aug-1928 3-May-2004 Red Sox, Mariners manager
Davey Johnson
Baseball
30-Jan-1943   Manager, Washington Nationals
Jim Konstanty
Baseball
2-Mar-1917 11-Jun-1976 National League 1950 MVP
Nap Lajoie
Baseball
5-Sep-1874 7-Feb-1959 MLB Hall of Famer
Cliff Lee
Baseball
30-Aug-1978   Left-handed pitcher, Philadelphia Phillies
Cory Lidle
Baseball
22-Mar-1972 11-Oct-2006 Yankees pitcher flew his plane into a high rise
Kenny Lofton
Baseball
31-May-1967   Cleveland Indians
Charlie Manuel
Baseball
4-Jan-1944   Manager, Philadelphia Phillies
Gene Mauch
Baseball
18-Nov-1925 8-Aug-2005 MLB Manager
Tug McGraw
Baseball
30-Aug-1944 5-Jan-2004 Pitcher for Mets, Phillies
Joe Morgan
Baseball
19-Sep-1943   National League MVP, 1975-76
Dale Murphy
Baseball
12-Mar-1956   National League MVP, 1982 and 1983
Johnny Oates
Baseball
21-Jan-1946 24-Dec-2004 Former Orioles and Rangers manager
Tony Pérez
Baseball
14-May-1942   Big Dog, MLB Hall-of-Famer
Johnny Podres
Baseball
30-Sep-1932 13-Jan-2008 1955 World Series MVP
Robin Roberts
Baseball
30-Sep-1926 6-May-2010 Phillies pitcher, Hall of Famer
Pete Rose
Baseball
14-Apr-1941   Cincinnati Reds
John Russell
Baseball
5-Jan-1961   Manager, Pittsburgh Pirates
Curt Schilling
Baseball
14-Nov-1966   Boston Red Sox pitcher
Mike Schmidt
Baseball
27-Sep-1949   Phillies third baseman
Casey Stengel
Baseball
30-Jul-1890 29-Sep-1975 The Old Perfesser
Jim Thome
Baseball
27-Aug-1970   Baltimore Orioles designated hitter
Bob Uecker
Baseball
26-Jan-1935   Mr. Baseball
Chase Utley
Baseball
17-Dec-1978   2nd Base, Philadelphia Phillies
Jimy Williams
Baseball
4-Oct-1943   MLB Manager
Dontrelle Willis
Baseball
12-Jan-1982   Philadelphia Phillies pitcher
Hack Wilson
Baseball
26-Apr-1900 23-Nov-1948 Hit 56 home runs and 191 RBI's in 1930


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