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From the Source Archive: October, 2008
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Police line the infield at CBP
Fri, Oct 31, 2008, 2:45 PM
The crowd is big enough now -- most of the lower level is occupied -- that a line of police are arrayed around the infield. They look pretty...
No smoking on the subway. Really.
Fri, Oct 31, 2008, 2:41 PM
Leaving Citizens Bank Park the Broad Street Subway train was almost empty. Not even half a car was filled with passengers. Everyone on the car...
A bit too enthusiastic
Fri, Oct 31, 2008, 2:26 PM
Some Phillies fans took their enthusiasm for the team a little too far. There was the teenager who streaked across the parking lot outside the...
Getting to Citizens Bank Park: Walk
Fri, Oct 31, 2008, 1:52 PM
From City Hall, fans were streaming into the subway only to find that all southbound trains had been canceled. People were angry. “We...
On the Broad Street line: Getting to the stadiums
Fri, Oct 31, 2008, 1:49 PM
Once the parade passed through Center City, fans swarmed the subway’s Broad Street line heading toward the stadium. The cars were overloaded...
World Series? World serious fun!
Fri, Oct 31, 2008, 1:41 PM
Inside Citizens Bank Park, best friends George Else and Chris Breslin, both 31 and from Drexel Hill, came dressed in tan jumpsuits as ghostbusters...
Parade passes by 20th and Market
Fri, Oct 31, 2008, 1:21 PM
And then it was past. After the last truckload of players passed, followed by a cluster of police on rumbling motorcycles, the crowd pressed...
16th and Market Streets: The ladder approach
Fri, Oct 31, 2008, 1:16 PM
At 16th and Market, Jim Nicholls had a catbird seat to watch the parade thanks to his own quick thinking. “I came down and saw what it...