Sunday, February 14, 2016

Phillies' starting 5 as Sixers

Great photo today from the Phillies' clubhouse.

Phillies' starting 5 as Sixers


Great photo today from the Phillies' clubhouse.

The Sixers had the jerseys made up and arranged for them to be sent to the Phillies.

The idea for the gifts came from Sixers PR director Michael Preston.

Preston said the Sixers thought it would a "nice gesture" because of a ticket offer between the two teams for today's Phillies game and tonight's Sixers game.

He said the Sixers wanted "to have our rotation wish the Phillies rotation best of luck this year. We thought it would be fun to outfit their starting five in Sixers jerseys."

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Bob Cooney has been at the Daily News for more than 20 years, working in the sports department for the past 15. This is his third season on the Sixers beat. He has covered just about everything, but mostly college basketball, where he was the La Salle beat writer for six seasons. E-mail Bob at and follow him on Twitter.

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