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Today the Phillies have announced that former left fielder, Pat Burrell will retire a Phillie. The Phillies will sign "Pat The Bat" to a one day minor league contract.
The long time Phillie and 2008 World Champion will retire as a Philadelphia Phillie, as he should. Reports say that Pat will be honored in one of the games during the Boston Red Sox series in May. Burrell was a fan favorite in Philadelphia, it is good to see he will end his major league career right where it started, here.
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Pat Burell will retire a Phillie. (AP)From the Phillies:Outfielder Pat Burrell will officially retire as a Phillie during the Boston Red Sox series at Citizens Bank Park in May.The 35-year-old will sign a one-day minor league contract with the Phillies, thus officially retiring as a member of the organization that selected him as the very first player in the 1998 draft.Â Heâ€...
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