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Phillies

Philly Phaithful: Keeping the Faith in Philly Sports

Main merchandise display at Philly Phaithful's Northern Liberties storefront.

Charlie Manuel Meets Twitter

Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel is in tune with what his players do on the field. Off of the field? Not so much.

Shane Victorino, who calls himself the most active tweeter on the team, walked Manual through a tutorial of sorts on Twitter. The ensuing result is hilarius and,thankfully, captured on video.

You Will Never Be This Famous

Ah, October. A great time of year for so many reason. The weather. The treats --caramel apples and pumpkin latte, anyone? Playoff baseball. And of course, my birthday.

The Phillies are in the midst of a battle with the St. Louis Cardinals to win the National League Divisional Series and advance to the next round of the playoffs. For a team so good that only a World Championship will do, a win Friday night in Philadelphia is critical.

Cole Hamels Shows Off His Runway Skills. Or Lack Thereof.

Cole Hamels certainly has the looks of a supermodel. But he always messes them up somehow. By speaking. Or appearing in ads and being creepy with his pregnant wife or hanging out with random children. In bed. Yeah, that's normal.

Hamels seems like a really nice man but the Phillies ace also he seems incredibly awkward.

The Sports Muse Podcast: Eagles Week in Review

Look, ma! I'm podcasting!

It's been a whirlwind of a week for sports fans, especially those who love the wonderful game of football. The lockout ended after 4 1/2 awful months, and the Eagles have done their darndest to make up for lost ground over the past 6 days.

I haven't forgotten about you, Sports Muse readers--I've just been working on  ways to turn this site into a multimedia masterpiece.

For the Love of God: Stop. Talking. About. Cheesesteaks.

Watching national coverage of sporting events involving Philadelphia teams the past several days has revealed a disturbing pattern: An upsetting amount of inexplicable cheesesteak references. Sports broadcasters, the fans of Philadelphia sports teams implore you: Learn something more about Philadelphia other than the fact that cheesesteaks are eaten in this city.

Cliff Lee Never Had an Awkward Phase

The Post Game on Yahoo! Sports has a fun feature this week, showing high school photos of some today's most popular and successful athletes.

One of the athletes featured is Cliff Lee. Check him out.


Photo courtesy of The Post Game

That's right, it's the Phillies ace in his senior photo from 1997's Benton High School (Arkansas) yearbook.

Why DO We Love Cliff Lee?

 

Spring is in the air. The snow has melted, the days are longer, and the boys of summer are warming up in Clearwater. Philadelphians and, indeed, the world of baseball, are abuzz with what will surely be strong Phillies team. And we just can't stop talking about that pitching rotation.

Cliff Lee Returns to the Phillies. A Love Story.

One day, a man named Cliff Lee came to the Philadelphia Phillies. And he was loved.

Photo: USA Today

For What It's Werth: Jayson Werth Heads to the Nationals

It's done. Jayson Werth is no longer a Phillie.

Phillies fans feared all year that the team would lose Jayson Werth. Despite mid-season trade rumors, Werth remained a Phillie for the duration of the season. But then we held our breath. Werth wanted money. Could the Phillies hang on to the talented outfielder?

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