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Greek George: A Slam-Bang Way To Go Out

by David Jordan Charles Peter George, known to one and all as “Greek,” was a well-known catcher back in the ‘30s and ‘40s. What he was known for, unfortunately, was not his ballplaying skill but for being involved frequently in funny or unusual situations on the field.      

The Story of the 1964 Phillies Press Guide

by Bob Warrington Today, Media Guides are an indispensable source for background information about a baseball team, its players and officials, organization, statistical records (both good and bad), ballpark, franchise history, and other reference material. Originally produced by clubs as Press Guides exclusively for members of the media—primarily newspaper writers and broadcasters with daily responsibility […]