The Philadelphia Phillies franchise is among the oldest organizations in professional sports. This franchise began playing in Major League Baseball during the 1883 season as the Philadelphia Quakers, a name that they kept until permanently changing their name to the Phillies in 1890. This iconic franchise plays in the National League’s East Division and has won seven pennants over the course of their history. The organization has managed to capture two World Series titles during their existence, the most recent one coming in 2008.
The Phillies first taste of success came during the 1915 season when they won the NL Pennant and faced off against the Boston Red Sox, losing in five games. That year they were led by Hall of Fame starting pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander who led the league in ERA, wins, and strikeouts that season. The organization struggled mightily from their first World Series appearance until their next one in 1950. The 1950s team was nicknamed “The Whiz Kids” because of how young their roster was. The team managed to win 91 games that season before being swept by the New York Yankees in the World Series. That season Del Ennis led the National League in RBIs and future Hall of Famer Robin Roberts was named an All-Star that year. After more down years the Phillies’ fortune began to turn around in the late 1970s, reaching the League Championship Series in 1976, 1977, and 1978. Their team was led by their power-hitting third baseman and future Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt, who finished his MLB career with 548 home runs. Schmidt led the team to their first-ever World Series title in 1980 over the Kansas City Royals and he was named the World Series MVP. In 1983 and 1993 the franchise would add two more pennants to its history, losing to the Baltimore Orioles and the Toronto Blue Jays in the World Series respectively. They failed to qualify for the playoffs again until 2007 but were eliminated quickly, losing in the Divisional Round. In 2008 the Phillies won their second and most recent World Series title, this time over the Tampa Bay Rays. That Phillies team was loaded with great players such as Ryan Howard, Chase Utley, Jimmy Rollins, and Cole Hamels that would repeat as league champions again in 2009, but lost to the Yankees in the World Series. They made it to the playoffs again in 2010 and 2011 but have not been back since. The team has fallen on hard times in recent years but with the addition of Gabe Kapler as their manager in 2018, the organization is on its way back to the top.
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Collecting Philadelphia Phillies Memorabilia
Mike Schmidt Autographed Photos
: Do not miss your chance to purchase an autographed Mike Schmidt photo. A Schmidt signed photo of him batting with an inscription commemorating his Hall of Fame induction in 1995 is a valuable investment that will only grow in worth in the future. This three-time NL MVP led the team to their first-ever World Series title and won the 1980 WS MVP Award.
Steve Carlton Autographed Jerseys
: Purchase your very own Steve Carlton signed Majestic blue or white Philadelphia Phillies #32 jersey with a Class of 1994 Hall of Fame inscription on it today. Our autographed Carlton jerseys are made up of high-quality materials that will never wear down while it is displayed in your home or office. Over the course of his career, this starting pitcher won four NL Cy Young Awards, a Gold Glove, and was a ten-time All-Star.
Aaron Nola Autographed Baseballs
: Autographed Aaron Nola baseballs are awesome sports gifts for any of your friends or family members who are Philadelphia Phillies fans. Your friends and family members will love their Nola signed official Major League Baseball, proudly displaying it in their sports memorabilia collection for all to see. He has already emerged as one of the best young starting pitchers in the game and was named a Baseball America Double-A All-Star and to the All-Star Futures Team in 2015.
Rhys Hoskins Autographed Bats
: Our signed Rhys Hoskins bats are rare and unique sports collectibles. The Hoskins autographed Rawlings Pro Blonde bats that we have available for purchase are always guaranteed to be 100% authentic. In 2017 this slugger made quite an impression smashing 18 home runs in his first 50 games in the big leagues, being named the Rookie of the Month for August 2017.
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