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Last night the Philadelphia Phillies paid homage to the terrible (or awesome depending on how you look at it) trends and style of the 1990′s with Retro Night. Each player had a special graphic when they stepped up to the plate, Waldo was in the house and apparently the walk up music included some classics too.
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Retro 1990′s Night at Citizens Bank Ballpark
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Hands down, THE highlight of the 2012 phillies season #Gibbler http://pic.twitter.com/tWUFbAM8John Healey
RT @FlyersNation: Here’s #Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz as fictional Mighty Ducks Head Coach Gordon Bombay via @pat_har http://pic.twitter.com/X21gg89FJosh Landino
These guys came prepared for 90s Retro Night.The700Level
“@pat_har: 90′s night at the phillies http://pic.twitter.com/av2RH1lS” @itsme_gdMarty Buckley
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