Worth The Wait: Tales of the 2008 Phillies

Worth The Wait: Tales of the 2008 Phillies

by Jayson Stark
     
 

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For 25 years, Philadelphia waited for a team like the 2008 Phillies to come along. Waited for a team that could end the longest title drought on any city in America that fields teams in all four major professional sports. Waited for that one magical postseason run that could unleash a quarter-century of pent-up frustration. And then these '08 Phillies hopped on… See more details below

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For 25 years, Philadelphia waited for a team like the 2008 Phillies to come along. Waited for a team that could end the longest title drought on any city in America that fields teams in all four major professional sports. Waited for that one magical postseason run that could unleash a quarter-century of pent-up frustration. And then these '08 Phillies hopped on that magic carpet and made it happen. Unlike so many Phillies teams that were haunted by the past, this team was inspired by it, by the chance to place its own inimitable stamp on the franchise. And as the 2 million people who attended their championship parade can attest, it was Worth the Wait.

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ISBN-13:
9781600782732
Publisher:
Triumph Books
Publication date:
03/13/2009
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

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