I'M BROAD STREET Billy - hooked on Hamels, juiced on J-Roll - and I urge all phellow phans to keep sending phavorite memories and phamily photos, phervent rituals and phunny stuff to me at Phillies@phillynews.com because Our Time is now!
Sports writers generally are an analogous lot. When asked to weigh in on a newsworthy topic, we frequently seek historical precedents that might serve as reference points for what is happening in the present, and possibly will resonate into the future.
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Broad Street Billy
DESPITE the sad 6-2 home-opener loss to the Miami Marlins, Broad Street Billy enjoyed hanging out with fellow Phillies fans braving the gale-force winds of Ashburn Alley.