Overview:Phillies Reader - An anthology of some of the best writing about the up-and-down history of the Philadelphia Phillies, this updated paperback edition features several new essays-including one about Citizens Bank Park-and the team's recent history. The stories herein provide fans with some of the best sportswriting about the woes and triumphs of Phillies baseball.The Phillies Reader features essays on the athletic achievements of such legendary players as Chuck Klein, Richie Ashburn, Dick Allen, and Mike Schmidt; the political turmoil surrounding the \u0022ok\u0022 from manager Ben Chapman to \u0022ride\u0022 Jackie Robinson about the color of his skin; the bizarre shooting of Eddie Waitkus; the heroics of the Whiz Kids; the heartbreak of '64; and the occasional triumphs and frequent travails of controversial managers Gene Mauch, Frank Lucchesi, and Danny Ozark. It asks why fans boo great players such as Del Ennis, but forgave Pat Burrell for his horrendous 2003 slump.Featuring essays by Red Smith, Pete Dexter, Roger Angell, and James Michener, among others, The Phillies Reader presents a compendium of Phillies literature that reveals what it is that makes legends.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9781592133987. It was written by the following authors: Richard Orodenker. Book Phillies Reader, which can be read online, published by the company: U.S., Temple University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2005-04-02 00:00:00. It has 368 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 485 g. File for download Phillies Reader has PDF format and is called phillies-reader.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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