Big Roy Halladay vs. Tiny Tim Lincecum! Howling, hold-onto-your-Bud winds strafing the Rooftop Deck above Ashburn Alley! Frigid temps turning The Bank into Fairbanks! Cryogenic baseball! Everybody looks so well-preserved during a Red October game here because - they are! Badda-boom!
TONIGHT, OUR Red October begins! So keep sending your Phillies family stories and photos to: phillies@ phillynews. com. NAME THOSE PHILS! Hundreds voted in yesterday's "Nickname the Phillies" poll and, after a 12-hour battle, "Red Reign" (by Brendan O'Malley of Erdenheim) edged out "Ya Gotta Believers!" (by Theresa Clarkson and daughter Michelle of Port Richmond) - by 39 percent to 31 percent of the vote.
THIS IS our time! So keep sending your Phillies fan stories and photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org LITTLE ROCCO: Beth Danio sent Billy a photo of Rocco Danio III, 4 months old, to prove that although she and husband Rocco Danio Jr. moved to Winter Springs, Fla., they remain true to their Northeast Philly roots.
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!