Whatever happened to the 1993 Phillies?



This shot was taken at the Vet as the '93 season got under way. That team won eight of its first nine, 51 of its first 72 and finished 97-65.

FRONT ROW (from left)

1. CRAIG MARQUIS, batboy



SECOND ROW (from left)

1. PETE CERA, assistant clubhouse manager, deceased

2. EDDIE FERENZ, traveling secretary, Collingswood, N.J., retired

3. MIKE RYAN, bullpen coach, 66, Wolfeboro, N.H., retired

4. LARRY BOWA, third base coach, 62, Radnor, third base coach for the Dodgers

5. JOHN VUKOVICH, dugout assistant, deceased

6. JIM FREGOSI, manager, 66, Tarpon Springs, Fla., special assistant to the GM/major league scout for the Braves

7. DENIS MENKE, hitting instructor, 68, Palm Harbor, Fla., retired

8. MEL ROBERTS, first base coach, deceased

9. JOHNNY PODRES, pitching coach, deceased

10. MARK ANDERSEN, assistant trainer, 49, West Chester, Phillies assistant athletic trainer

11. JEFF COOPER, trainer, 56, Wilmington, consulting part time for Phillies


THIRD ROW (from left)

1.FRANK COPPENBARGER, clubhouse manager, 52, Cherry Hill, director of team travel and clubhouse services for Phillies

2. JOE DUNN, assistant clubhouse manager

3. MARIANO DUNCAN, infielder, 45, San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic, first-base coach for the Dodgers

4. MICKEY MORANDINI, second baseman, 42, Chesterton, Ind., store owner

5. KEVIN STOCKER, shortstop, 38, Liberty Lake, Wash., business owner, Emerald City Smoothie

6. LENNY DYKSTRA, centerfielder, 45, Thousand Oaks, Calif., entrepreneur, including founder of The Players Club magazine

7. JOHN KRUK, first baseman, 47, Mount Laurel, N.J., ESPN "Baseball Tonight" analyst

8. PETE INCAVIGLIA, leftfielder, 44, Argyle, Texas, manager, Grand Prairie (Texas) Airhogs, American Association

9. JIM EISENREICH, outfielder, 49, Independence, Mo., sells real estate and runs foundation for Tourette's syndrome

10. KIM BATISTE, 40, infielder, Gonzales, La.

11. MILT THOMPSON, leftfielder, 49, Williamstown, N.J., hitting coach, Phillies

12. RUBEN AMARO JR., outfielder, 43, Yardley, Phillies assistant general manager

12. DR. PHILLIP MARONE, team physician, Haddonfield, N.J., division director and associate dean for Jefferson Medical College


FOURTH ROW (from left)

1. DONN PALL, reliever, 46, Chicago, community relations representative for the White Sox

2. WES CHAMBERLAIN, leftfielder, 42, Homewood, Ill.

3. DARREN DAULTON, catcher, 46, Clearwater, Fla.

4. DAVE HOLLINS, third baseman, 42, Orchard Park, N.Y., pro scout for the Orioles

5. BRAD BRINK, reliever, 43, Modesto, Calif., teacher

6. TERRY MULHOLLAND, starting pitcher, 45, Paradise Valley, Ariz., entrepreneur and silent partner in a Scottsdale, Ariz., saloon

7. RICKY JORDAN, first baseman, 43, Folsom, Calif., co-owner/partner of three companies

8. ROGER MASON, relief pitcher, 49, Bellaire, Mich., started the Northern Michigan House of Prayer and leads a Bible study at a local nursing home

9. TODD PRATT, catcher, 41, West Palm Beach, Fla.


FIFTH ROW (from left)

1. MITCH WILLIAMS, reliever, 43, Medford, N.J., radio and TV in Philadelphia; promoting his food product, Wild Thing salsa

2. BEN RIVERA, starting pitcher, 41

3. DANNY JACKSON, starting pitcher, 46, Overland Park, Kan., owner, family entertainment center

4. BOBBY THIGPEN, reliever, 45, manager, Bristol (Va.) White Sox

5. CURT SCHILLING, starting pitcher, 41, pitching for Red Sox

6. DAVID WEST, reliever, 44, Palm City, Fla.

7. LARRY ANDERSEN, reliever, 55, Philadelphia, Phillies broadcaster

8. TOMMY GREENE, starting pitcher, 41, Glen Allen, Va., real estate investor

9. JEFF MANTO, infielder, 44, Bristol, Pa., owns a baseball and softball academy in Newtown called Jeff Manto's Big League Baseball and Softball Academy, and a minor league roving hitting instructor for the White Sox

10. MIKE WILLIAMS, starter/reliever, 39

11. TONY LONGMIRE, outfielder, 40

12. KEVIN FOSTER, pitcher, 39



(Players who were not around for the team photo taken in the spring of 1993 but got an at-bat or pitched an inning that season; this includes their position and current age)

BOB AYRAULT, reliever, 42; JUAN BELL, infielder, 40; MARK DAVIS, reliever, 47; JOSE DELEON, starting pitcher, 47; PAUL FLETCHER, reliever, 41; TYLER GREEN, starting pitcher, 38, Maple Glen, Pa., commentator for The CW Philly 57's Phillies post-game shows and other specials; DOUG LINDSEY, catcher, 41; TIM MAUSER, reliever, 42; JOE MILLETTE, shortstop, 42