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Part II—1918-1947… Twenty-Nine Years In Baseball Wilderness
Part III—1948-1979… sluggish upward push To Respectability
Part IV—1980-2011… studying the right way to Win
1883—First, The Worcester No Names
But as undesirable because the 1882 No Names have been, the hot Philadelphia nationwide League crew, pawing the turf on beginning day, may possibly 1, 1883, at sport Park, at the nook of twenty fourth highway and Ridge street in North Philadelphia, have been worse.
1894—Billy Hamilton Tears It Up
The offensive numbers for the 1894 Phillies defy trust; Sam Thompson, Ed Delahanty, and Billy Hamilton, all hit over .400, as did spare outfielder Tuck Turner who hit .418 and scored ninety five runs in eighty two games.
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