Category Archive: Essays.1964-Phillies

1964 Phillies: Building the not-quite-perfect beast

Though they lacked such modern tools as an amateur draft that…

1964 Phillies: What to do with two Gold Glove shortstops?

During the four seasons that Bobby Wine and Ruben Amaro were…

1964 Phillies: The Amaro Chronicles

Rubén Amaro Sr. made a unique contribution to how the history…

1964 Phillies: The Pennant Was Stolen!

It isn’t hard to believe that during 1965 spring training manager…

1964 Phillies: Jim Bunning's perfect game

When Jim Bunning stepped to the mound in Shea Stadium on June…

1964 Phillies: Johnny Callison's All-Star Game Home Run

Named to the 1964 National League All-Star Game roster as a reserve…

1964 Phillies: In defense of Chico Ruiz's 'Mad Dash'

The word “daring” is associated with Chico Ruiz’s game-winning…

1964 Phillies: Epilogue

Philadelphia Phillies fans and Phillies management looked forward…

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