Posts Tagged ‘Manny Trillo’

For Phillies Fans, the Parallels Are Astounding

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Not So Rosey Then. Or Now.

1979.  The Philadelphia Phillies were coming off three straight trips to the post season.  They needed their missing ingredient to get over the hump.  They got him in the person of Pete Rose. They even upgraded at second base by obtaining Manny Trillo.  Their ticket to the World Series was punched, right? Wrong. (more…)