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The Legend of the Real Crash Davis

“Crash Davis on meeting Mr. Mack” …Being a southern boy I hadn’t traveled too much but when I got to Shibe Park in Philadelphia, Mr. Mack said he was going to give me $300. I said, ‘Mr. Mack, I won’t play for that. I’m making about that much now.’ He said. ‘Well young man, if […]

The Phillies’ Inaugural Opening Day

By Bob Warrington The inaugural Opening Day at Citizens Bank Park (CBP) on April 12, 2004 marked a milestone in Phillies’ history. One must go all the way back to April 30, 1887 to find a similar event in the franchise’s history.