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Phillies Week 2011

The Phillies pitching staff may have to cover for weak spots in the lineup. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)
The Phillies pitching staff may have to cover for weak spots in the lineup. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)
Bill Conlin: The first day of the 2011 baseball season, almost certain to be a long war of attrition, is now. The Phillies will fire the first shot of the 162-game marathon with one arm tied behind their backs.

Special Series: The Daily News celebrates the best of times for Phillies baseball, looks at how the team got to this point, and examines how long their success can last.