Philadelphia Phillies Where Have You Gone? By Fran Zimniuch
 
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Philadelphia Phillies fans are not casual about their favorite team or its players. These intense and loyal fans expect a full effort from their charges, regardless of the outcome. Philadelphia Phillies: Where Have You Gone? takes an informative stroll down memory lane and includes information about dozens of former Phillies players and coaches from the fifties through the present day. Guys like Robin Roberts, Curt Simmons, Richie Ashburn, Jim Lonborg, Bill Robinson, and ambidextrous pitcher Greg Harris are featured, to name just a few.

The proud history of the team has seen players such as Richie Ashburn, Jim Bunning, Steve Carlton, and Mike Schmidt inducted into baseball’s Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Hundreds of lesser players impacted fans during their careers, as well. For every All-Star there are dozens of players like Tom Qualters, Terry Harmon, Nippy Jones, Tommy Hutton, and, of course, Ralph Joseph “Putsy” Caballero.

First published in 2004, this unique read looks at the human side of the former players after their baseball careers ended, players who are no longer playing but are certainly never forgotten. Readers can learn about these players’ accomplishments on the field and their lives after baseball in this entertaining book.

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TitlePhiladelphia Phillies
SubtitleWhere Have You Gone?
AuthorBy Fran Zimniuch
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSports Publishing
Published19 May 2015
FormatHardback
ISBN-139781613217788
Pages230
Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.
Illustrations50 B&W photos.

About the author

Fran Zimniuch has found his journalistic niche writing books about sports in general and baseball in particular. Having written numerous articles, feature stories, and opinion columns for various newspapers and magazines for more than twenty-five years, he began writing books in 2004. Titles include Philadelphia Eagles: Where Have You Gone?; Richie Ashburn Remembered; Shortened Seasons; Going, Going, Gone!; Phantastic!; Crooked; and Fireman. Born in Philadelphia, Zimniuch now lives in Southern New Jersey.

ISBNs: 9781613217788 978-1-61321-778-8 Title: philadelphia phillies category:SPO ISBNs: 9781613217887 978-1-61321-788-7 Title: philadelphia phillies category:SPO 
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