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Fightin For Philly:
5 years ago on this day, Brad Lidge threw a slider past Eric Hinske, and all our lives got a whole lot better.
That iconic photo of Lidge kneeling, Chooch running out to embrace him before the two became the center of a dogpile created by their teammates will be the face of Philadelphia for years.
That team pole vaulted Philadelphia fans into high they hadn’t felt since 1983, when the Sixers were the NBA Championships.
Until the next championship, you can bet that we’ll always bring up the 2008 Phillies.
That World Series win is ours, and we’ll boast it with pride.
BEST OF MAXIM
The Washington Nationals’ eight prospects are playing in the Arizona Fall League for the first place Mesa Solar Sox. The Solar Sox are currently 10-5-1 on the season. They fell yesterday by a score of 6-1. Sammy Solis got hit for 3 runs on 6 hits over 3 innings to take the loss for Mesa. Brian Goodwin was 1 for 4, Steve Souza was 1 for 3, and Matt Skole was 0 for 2.
Best wife ever? Or best gift ever? Either way I could not be more jealous of Ryan receiving a NES and RBI baseball to accompany it for his birthday.
Finally got the bday gift hooked up (in our unfinished basement.) Priorities. Happy Hubby. pic.twitter.com/NzAwUQ44Bu
— Heather Zimmerman (@HeatherZiMS) October 29, 2013
Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Lucas Giolito was a bit of a gamble for the Nationals 2012 first round draft pick. He had an elbow issue, which eventually required Tommy John surgery, but he was also a former consensus number one overall pick before the injury. The Nats, with their history of being unafraid to draft proven talent with injury history (see: Purke, Matt; Rendon, Anthony), hope that Giolito's ceiling...