Bob Gordon has written for major publications in the United States and England. His previous works include books about beloved, overachieving Philadelphia teams like the 1960 Eagles, the 1993 Phillies, and the 1985 Villanova Wildcats. He is also a professional engineer with a successful consulting business, respected travel and restaurant writer, humor columnist, French tutor, and guitar teacher/performer.
Tom Burgoyne has been the official Phillie Phanatic since 1994 after serving as the backup from 1989 to 1993. He played a major role in the Phillies marketing department and was a creative force in the stadium scoreboard control room throughout the 1993 championship season. For eighteen years Burgoyne has been well-known and well-connected in the Quaker City sports scene. He has appeared frequently in newspaper and magazine articles, radio programs, and TV shows, both as Tom Burgoyne and as the Phillie Phanatic.
Larry Andersen is a former relief pitcher in Major League Baseball and current radio commentator for the Philadelphia Phillies.