Philadelphia Phillies

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The Philadelphia Phillies are an American professional baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.wikipedia
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Citizens Bank Park

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Since 2004, the team's home stadium has been Citizens Bank Park, located in South Philadelphia.
It is the home of the Philadelphia Phillies, the city's Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise.

List of National League pennant winners

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The Phillies have won two World Series championships (against the Kansas City Royals in and the Tampa Bay Rays in ) and seven National League pennants, the first of which came in 1915.
The trophy is named for Warren Giles, the league president from 1951 to 1969, and is presented immediately after each NL Championship Series (NLCS) by Warren's son Bill Giles, the honorary league president and owner of the Philadelphia Phillies.

Shibe Park

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The team has played at several stadiums in the city, beginning with Recreation Park and continuing at Baker Bowl; Shibe Park, which was later renamed Connie Mack Stadium in honor of the longtime Philadelphia Athletics manager; Veterans Stadium, and now Citizens Bank Park.
It was the home of the Philadelphia Athletics of the American League (AL) and the Philadelphia Phillies of the National League (NL).

Lakewood BlueClaws

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Another Class-A, affiliate, the Lakewood BlueClaws play in Lakewood, New Jersey.
The Lakewood BlueClaws are a Minor League Baseball team affiliated with the Philadelphia Phillies that play in the Class A South Atlantic League.

Reading Fightin Phils

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The Phillies' Double-A affiliate is the Reading Fightin Phils, which play in Reading, Pennsylvania.
The Reading Fightin Phils were founded in 1967 as the Reading Phillies (commonly referred to as the R-Phils and sometimes Reading Phils) and they are the Double-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies since 1967.

Clearwater Threshers

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The team's spring training facilities are located in Clearwater, Florida, where its Class-A minor league affiliate Clearwater Threshers plays at Spectrum Field.
The team is the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies.

Lehigh Valley IronPigs

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The Triple-A affiliate is the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, playing in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
The IronPigs are the Triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies.

Spectrum Field

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The team's spring training facilities are located in Clearwater, Florida, where its Class-A minor league affiliate Clearwater Threshers plays at Spectrum Field.
The ballpark is the spring training home of the Philadelphia Phillies, and also the home of their Class A affiliate, the Clearwater Threshers of the Florida State League.

Sam Thompson

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The franchise's standout players in the era were Billy Hamilton, Sam Thompson, and Ed Delahanty, who in 1896 set the major-league record (since tied by several others) with four home runs in a single game.
He played as a right fielder in Major League Baseball for the Detroit Wolverines (1885–1888), Philadelphia Phillies (1889–1898) and Detroit Tigers (1906).

Ed Delahanty

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The franchise's standout players in the era were Billy Hamilton, Sam Thompson, and Ed Delahanty, who in 1896 set the major-league record (since tied by several others) with four home runs in a single game.
Edward James Delahanty (October 30, 1867 – July 2, 1903), nicknamed "Big Ed", was an American professional baseball player, who spent his Major League Baseball (MLB) playing career with the Philadelphia Quakers, Cleveland Infants, Philadelphia Phillies, and Washington Senators.

1915 Philadelphia Phillies season

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The Phillies won their first pennant in 1915 thanks to the pitching of Grover Cleveland Alexander and the batting prowess of Gavvy Cravath, who set the major-league single-season record for home runs with 24.
The 1915 Philadelphia Phillies season was a season in American baseball.

1901 Philadelphia Phillies season

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With the birth of the more lucrative American League (AL) in 1901, the Phillies saw many of their better players defect to the upstart, including a number of players who ended up playing for their crosstown rivals, the Athletics, owned by former Phillies minority owner Benjamin Shibe.
The following lists the events of the 1901 Philadelphia Phillies season.

Billy Hamilton (baseball, born 1866)

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The franchise's standout players in the era were Billy Hamilton, Sam Thompson, and Ed Delahanty, who in 1896 set the major-league record (since tied by several others) with four home runs in a single game.
He played for the Kansas City Cowboys, Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Beaneaters between 1888 and 1901.

Recreation Park (Philadelphia)

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The team has played at several stadiums in the city, beginning with Recreation Park and continuing at Baker Bowl; Shibe Park, which was later renamed Connie Mack Stadium in honor of the longtime Philadelphia Athletics manager; Veterans Stadium, and now Citizens Bank Park.
The ballpark was the first home of the Philadelphia Phillies of the National League during the years 1883–1886, prior to the opening of the arena that became known as Baker Bowl.

Grover Cleveland Alexander

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The Phillies won their first pennant in 1915 thanks to the pitching of Grover Cleveland Alexander and the batting prowess of Gavvy Cravath, who set the major-league single-season record for home runs with 24.
He played from 1911 through 1930 for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, and St. Louis Cardinals.

1903 Philadelphia Phillies season

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To add tragedy to folly, a balcony collapsed during a game at the Baker Bowl in 1903, killing twelve and injuring hundreds.
The 1903 Philadelphia Phillies season was a season in American baseball.

National League

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They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member of the National League (NL) East division.
In 1883, the New York Gothams and Philadelphia Phillies began National League play.

1916 Philadelphia Phillies season

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The team continued to dominate the National League in 1916 but fell short of a capturing a second consecutive pennant.
The following lists the events of the 1916 Philadelphia Phillies season.

Gavvy Cravath

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The Phillies won their first pennant in 1915 thanks to the pitching of Grover Cleveland Alexander and the batting prowess of Gavvy Cravath, who set the major-league single-season record for home runs with 24.
Clifford Carlton "Gavvy" Cravath (March 23, 1881 – May 23, 1963), also nicknamed "Cactus", was an American right fielder and right-handed batter in Major League Baseball who played primarily for the Philadelphia Phillies.

History of the Philadelphia Athletics

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The team has played at several stadiums in the city, beginning with Recreation Park and continuing at Baker Bowl; Shibe Park, which was later renamed Connie Mack Stadium in honor of the longtime Philadelphia Athletics manager; Veterans Stadium, and now Citizens Bank Park. With the birth of the more lucrative American League (AL) in 1901, the Phillies saw many of their better players defect to the upstart, including a number of players who ended up playing for their crosstown rivals, the Athletics, owned by former Phillies minority owner Benjamin Shibe.
Philadelphia had a new franchise created to compete with the National League's Philadelphia Phillies.

1917 Philadelphia Phillies season

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In 1917 Alexander had been traded when owner William Baker refused to increase his salary.
The following lists the events of the 1917 Philadelphia Phillies season.

1902 Philadelphia Phillies season

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While their former teammates would thrive (the AL's first five batting champions were former Phillies), the remaining squad fared dismally, finishing forty-six games out of first place in 1902—the first of three straight years finishing either seventh or eighth.
The 1902 Philadelphia Phillies season was a season in American baseball.

1915 World Series

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The Philles went up against the Boston Red Sox in the World Series, opening the series at home with a victory.
In the 1915 World Series, the Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies four games to one.

1904 Philadelphia Phillies season

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In 1904 the team finished with a record of 52–100, making them the first team in franchise history to have lost 100 games.
The following lists the events of the 1904 Philadelphia Phillies season.

Major League Baseball

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They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member of the National League (NL) East division.