Giving 'em Fitz Archive: September, 2011

The Last Time the Phils were ERA Champs

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The 1952 baseball season enjoyed a renaissance of sorts during Wednesday’s wild wild-card finish to 2011. The Red Sox, who went 7-20... Read more

The NFL's Ongoing Headache

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If Michael Vick's vision isn’t too fuzzy, and the fog engulfing his consciousness not too dense, the concussed Eagles quarterback might... Read more

Oh No, Our Phillies Are Folding!

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I don’t care how many division titles the Phillies have won in succession, you can’t take the Philadelphia out of Philadelphians... Read more

FITZ'S WEEKLY LIST

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1. Gene Mauch – Crazed in the dugout, cursed by fate, propelled by hidden fires. 2. Wilt Chamberlain – Dominated opponents... Read more

When Temple Beat Penn State

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The shape of the future would have surprised them all as, inside the East Mount Airy house that served as Owl Stadium's home locker room, Temple's... Read more

The Post-9/11 Phillies Renaissance

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In baseball time, 10 years is an eye-blink. The old ballgame, overloaded with tradition, moves determinedly yet ploddingly, like Carlos Ruiz... Read more