Phillies classic powder blues will return in 2018

The Philadelphia Phillies will wear throwback powder-blue uniforms for “select Thursday home games” in 2018, per an announcement from the team. A close look at the Phils’ schedule reveals that there are eight Thursday games in Philadelphia this season, including their home opener April 5, so based on the wording

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IronPigs to honor Phillies history, cheese with uniforms

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs have gone full double entendre in their latest promotion. They’ll change their name to the Lehigh Valley Whiz Kids on June 29, when they commemorate “A Salute to Philadelphia.” The uniforms will pay homage to the 1950 NL Champion Philadelphia Phillies, nicknamed the Whiz Kids, as

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Fightin Phils to Become Reading Whoopies for a Day

Of all the associations you might have with the distinctive Pennsylvania Dutch culture—barn raising, religious tolerance, zipperless pants, etc.—it’s unlikely that the first one you think of is whoopie pies. But sure enough, we have those 18th-century German settlers to thank for that delicious dessert, two cakey cookies sandwiched around

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Reading Fightins honor 50 greatest players on promotional jersey

The Double-A Reading Fightin Phils will celebrate 50 years as a Phillies affiliate (a-Phil-iate?) this season by honoring the 50 greatest players to play for the franchise since 1967. Included among those 50 are classics like Robin Roberts, Mike Schmidt, and Larry Bowa; recent Phillies greats like Cole Hamels, Ryan Howard, and Jimmy

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