philadelphia phillies

mascots

Flyers New Mascot is Very Hairy, Very Orange, and Very Googly-Eyed

Philadelphia's new mascot is named Gritty, because this is hockey we are talking about, and it's pretty bugged out.
Sean Newell
9.24.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Phillies Fan Was a Great Sport After Mascot Pelted Her with a Hotdog

"It gives people a good laugh, and if that makes somebody chuckle, then that's fine."
Alex Norcia
6.21.18
mlb

'American Ninja Warrior' Host Enters Pantheon of Worst First Pitches Ever

Former NFL player and "American Ninja Warrior" host Akbar Gbaja-Biamila threw out the first pitch at a Phillies game. It did not go well.
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.10.18
roy halladay

Roy Halladay Was the Person We All Aspire to Be

Halladay was as relentless a competitor and as tireless a worker as any human could possibly be. He was also, by all accounts, just as relentless in his devotion to his family and humility itself.
Andrew Stoeten
11.8.17
roy halladay

Roy Halladay Killed In Plane Crash in Gulf of Mexico

Police have confirmed that former Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay was killed in a plane crash off the Gulf Coast in Florida.
Sean Newell
11.7.17
Baseball

Is There Still a Place for Ladies Night in Baseball?

From what to call the events to facing social media backlash, hosting Ladies Night at the ballpark can be a minefield for baseball organizations.
Britni De La Cretaz
6.27.17
mlb

Phillies' 27-Year-Old Rookie Tears Up After Finding Out He Earned Opening Day Roster Spot

He tweaked his swing and finally got his call up at the age of 27
Liam Daniel Pierce
3.31.17
idiot fans

Did This Dummy Yankees Fan Just Reveal He's Faking a Busted Leg?

A fan wearing a leg cast jumped onto the field to get a foul ball and looked plenty comfortable doing it.
Sean Newell
3.22.17
fandom

Croatian Baseball Fan Emailed Every MLB Team Looking for a Reason to be a Fan. Seven Responded.

This industrious would-be fan reached out to all 30 teams in MLB. Only seven responded.
Dave Brown
3.20.17
second acts in american lives

Chris Christie, Who Is Still Governor of New Jersey: "Phillies Suck"

"They're from Philadelphia, they're an awful team, they're an angry, bitter fanbase," the former Presidential candidate told a panel of, uh, suited men on SNY.
David Roth
2.16.17
Los Angeles Dodgers

The Dodgers Traded Good Vibes for a Good(ish) Bat off the Bench

In trading Carlos Ruiz for A.J. Ellis, the Phillies and Dodgers swapped back-up catchers and local favorites.
Robert O'Connell
8.26.16
heckling

Umpire Ejects Heckler in Philly, Knows a 69 Reference When He Hears One

A fan in Philly was heckling home-plate umpire Bob Davidson and he eventually stopped play and ejected him.
Sean Newell
8.3.16
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