The Philadelphia Phillies have a rich history in the National League dating back to the 1883 season.including as the starting middle infield combo, with Garvin at 2nd and Granny at short.
“in the third game, he bobbled‘s grounder in the eighth inning with the Phillies leading, 2-1. Hamner had scored the go-ahead run. A run scored on the error and the Yankees went on to score in the ninth and win, 3-2.”
“I didn’t like it in Cleveland, but the Phillies actually did me a favor. They weren’t going anywhere and Cleveland was battling the White Sox for first place. We lost the pennant in the last two weeks. I really didn’t have any reason to beef about the trade. I just hated to leave the (Phillies) organization. I was raised in the organization.”