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Who's the Best Phillies Catcher of All Time?

With Spring Training 2014 quickly approaching the boys gathered at the Philly Pressbox for a few cold beverages and some baseball talk. We recently posted a note that it was Mike Lieberthals birthday and received both positive and negative comments about Lieby and him being honored on the Phillies Wall of Fame. That led us to the conversation of Who's the Best Phillies...
Via We Should Be GM's
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

The Phillies Nation Top 100: #46 Mike Lieberthal

The Phillies Nation Top 100 continues today with #46. Our mission is to assess the Top 100 Phillies players of all time using impact to the Phillies, individual achievement, team achievement, traditional stats, and analytics as our criteria. The list was compiled by Ian Riccaboni and Pat Gallen with input from the rest of the Phillies Nation staff.  From this point forward, each...
Via Phillies Nation
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Congrats Lieby

Congratulations to Mike Lieberthal on his induction onto the Phillies Wall of Fame. He's one of the best catchers in Phils history and deserved the honor. Career stats: .274/.783, 1212 G, 534 R, 1155 H, 257 DBL, 150 HR, 610 RBI, 2 time All-Star, and 1 Gold Glove in 14 MLB seasons (13 of which were in Philly the other 1 coming with his hometown Dodgers).
Via We Should Be GM's
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Lieberthal humbled to enter Wall of Fame

Before Chase Utley's heroics and Roy Halladay's dominant start, the Phillies held their annual Wall of Fame induction, adding longtime catcher Mike Lieberthal, who played for the Phillies from 1994 to 2006. Lieberthal entered the Wall of Fame as, statisically, the best catcher in Phillies' history with the most hits (1,128), home runs (149), and games caught (1,139...
Via Philliedelphia
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Lieberthal Selected to Wall of Fame

Friday, former Philadelphia Phillies catcher Mike Lieberthal was enshrined on the team's Wall of Fame.  He became the third catcher (Bob Boone and Darren Daulton are the others) among the 34 inductees."What a tremendous honor it is to be added to the Wall of Fame along with some of the greatest players in Phillies history," the career .274 hitter said back in June...
Via Hall of Very Good
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Lieberthal Honored as Phillies Defeat Cardinals, 3-1.

Final: Cardinals 1, Phillies 3. WP: Roy Halladay (6-6, 3.80 ERA) LP: Barret Browning (0-1, 4.11 ERA)  SV: Jonathan Papelbon (25) Mike Lieberthal, long-time Phillies catcher from 1994 until 2006, has been inducted into the Wall of Fame located in Ashburn Alley at Citizens Bank Park.  Mike holds the Phillies record in most games caught (1,139), and all time home runs by a catcher...
Via Buzz On Broad
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Thinking Back on the Career of Mike Lieberthal, A Phillies Favorite Through the Lean Years

Wikipedia Commons Tonight the Phillies will induct catcher Mike Lieberthal to the Phillies Wall of Fame prior to tonight's game against the St. Louis Cardinals.  My teenage through early adult years of Phillies baseball were perhaps some of the leanest times in recent Phillies history, but one steady favorite was Mike Lieberthal, who transformed from a .200 hitting catcher...
Via Philliedelphia
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Are we really honoring Mike Lieberthal?

Mike Lieberthal to the Phillies Wall of Fame? To borrow a quote from the former catcher, "Whatever." I bought tickets to the Phillies Wall of Fame Game this season, as I have a few times the past couple of years, because I have found it to be a neat experience to see some of the franchise's great players come back for a celebration as a new player is...
Via Macho Row
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies Wall of Fame inductee Mike Lieberthal’s career, not so famous

Some great names grace the Phillies Wall of Fame. Richie Ashburn, Robin Roberts, Steve Carlton, Mike Schmidt are some of the greats that Philadelphia fans have been fortunate to see in pin stripes. The word fame, to me says it all. To describe fame in baseball you would think championships, division titles, batting titles and strike out kings as a start. The above mentioned players...
Via Philly Sports World
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Lieberthal To Make Wall Of Fame

The Philadelphia Phillies have announced today that this year's Wall of Fame inductee will be Mike Lieberthal.  Lieby will be inducted in a pre-game ceremony on August 10th versus St.Louis. Mike Lieberthal was chosen over Curt Schilling. The former catcher played 13 seasons with the Phillies before signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers for one season.  Lieberthal did retire as...
Via Buzz On Broad
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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