From the Source Archive: October, 2008

Police line the infield at CBP

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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... Read more

No smoking on the subway. Really.

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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... Read more

A bit too enthusiastic

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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... Read more

Getting to Citizens Bank Park: Walk

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From City Hall, fans were streaming into the subway only to find that all southbound trains had been canceled. People were angry. “We... Read more

On the Broad Street line: Getting to the stadiums

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Once the parade passed through Center City, fans swarmed the subway’s Broad Street line heading toward the stadium. The cars were overloaded... Read more

World Series? World serious fun!

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Inside Citizens Bank Park, best friends George Else and Chris Breslin, both 31 and from Drexel Hill, came dressed in tan jumpsuits as ghostbusters... Read more

Parade passes by 20th and Market

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And then it was past. After the last truckload of players passed, followed by a cluster of police on rumbling motorcycles, the crowd pressed... Read more

16th and Market Streets: The ladder approach

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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... Read more