Phils Saturday Night Specials: Shoulda Stayed 'One and Done'

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In what was, at least to me, one of the most eagerly awaited throwback games of the year (maybe even the decade), last evening the Philadelphia Phillies threwback to their infamous, one-and-done, “Saturday Night Special” uniforms, worn for only one game in 1979. You know the unis…the . . . → Read More: Phils Saturday Night Specials: Shoulda Stayed ‘One and Done’

It Was Twenty Years Ago

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It was one of the craziest promotions ever dreamed up — and unfortunately it spawned one of the worst league-wide promotions ever one year later — but at the time it was genius: The Seattle Mariners 1998 “Turn AHEAD The Clock” night versus the Kansas City Royals. . . . → Read More: It Was Twenty Years Ago …

Phillies Tell Padres To #BringBackTheBrown!

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So, last evening the Philadelphia Phillies hosted the San Diego Padres in a “Turn Back The Clock” (to 1983) game, and while it was a treat to see both teams in relatively correct throwbacks (and it’s always great to see the Padres wearing brown . . . → Read More: Phillies Tell Padres To #BringBackTheBrown!