Originally posted on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 7/26/12
Despite the Phillies not having a game until Friday as they will head down to Atlanta to play the Braves, they will still be at Citizens Bank Park today.  No, not for batting practice or a workout- they will be there for a much more important cause- The 28th annual Phillies Phestival.  Since 1984, the Phestival has raised more than $12.7 million for The ALS Association's Greater Philadelphia Chapter, in an effort to combat Lou Gehrig's Disease.  More than 7,000 fans are expected to flood the gates around 4:00 pm, as the entire Phillies roster will be there for the event. Fans with pre-paid tickets (now sold-out) can get their pictures taken with outfielders Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino, starting pitcher Vance Worley, Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt and Greg "The Bull" Luzinski.  Also sold-out are player autograph sessions, as each fan with a ticket to get into the event is awarded with booth tickets. Many more events will be taken place as fans get autographs and pictures taken with their
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