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Relive one of the most memorable seasons in the Phillies' storied 126-year history, as broadcaster Gary Matthews takes you into the clubhouse, the dugout, and onto the field, giving fans an inside look at the 2008 Major League season. The book includes details of the pivotal offseason trade for closer Brad Lidge, how they managed to withstand their midseason slide, and the late-season rally in which they overtook the New York Mets. In this day-by-day recap of the magical 2008 season fans will relive the heart-wrenching losses and exhilarating wins of a long season that ended in a sweet World Series victory.
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About the Author
Gary Matthews is a former professional baseball player who spent 16 seasons in the majors with the San Francisco Giants, Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, and Seattle Mariners. He was the NL Rookie of the Year in 1973 and MVP of the 1983 NL Championship Series. He is currently a television analyst for the Philadelphia Phillies. He lives in Chicago. Scott Lauber is the Phillies' beat writer for the Wilmington News Journal. His work has appeared in Sports Illustrated, and he won an Associated Press Sports Editors Award in 2005.