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Phillies - An Extraordinary Tradition Hardcover Collectible Book

Phillies - An Extraordinary Tradition Hardcover Collectible Book

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Phillies - An Extraordinary Tradition Hardcover Collectible Book.
by Scott Gummer (Author)
ISBN: ‎ 9780615342443
May 31, 2010

Few teams in any sport have as rich a history and as deep a connection with its fans as the World Series champion Philadelphia Phillies. This official commemorative history digs deep into the archives to celebrate over a century of Phillies baseball, from the first game in 1883 through the team’s triumphant world championship run.

From the Inside Flap:
Unique interactive features include:
-Four replica game tickets, including Game One of the 1950 World Series
-The Phillies’ scouting report on 2007 National League MVP Jimmy Rollins
-Four-time All-Star Greg Luzinski’s first major league contract
-Sixteen mini paintings of Phillies Hall of Famers
-Four vintage art cards from the 1940s
-Fourteen-page booklet featuring Phillies artifacts
-Six newspaper clippings detailing Phillies history

This book comes factory sealed.

About the Author:
Scott Gummer is the author of two books, "The Seventh at St. Andrews "and "Homer Kelley's Golfing Machine, "and has contributed to over forty magazines including "Vanity Fair, Sports Illustrated, Fortune, Travel + Leisure "and more. He lives with his wife and four children in the Sonoma wine country, where he has coached youth sports at every level from peewee boys to high school varsity girls, and where he serves on the little league Board of Directors.

It makes a wonderful conversation piece to a sports themed bar or man cave!

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