Found November 17, 2012 on
I love the Phillies because they are so down to earth and just very warm-hearted guys and I think Charlie Manuel is a great coach. I dont really hear anything negative about the players and when I went to the Ryan Howard Celebrities Servers event, all the players that were there treated me and my family so nice. Ryan Howard even let my son say a few words at his event, which I thought was really cool and John Mayberry gave me a hug like we were family. Also, Hunter Pence, Jimmy Rollins, Shane Victarino and Chase Utley were so nice to my son that my son still talks about his experience with meeting them all.
The Phillies are just genuinely nice guys and they contribute alot to the community and that’s what I love about the Philles.
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