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Posts tagged “Phillies

2011 csd Preview – Cole Hamels

Cole is my sleeper pick for the National League Cy Young award this season. He is on such a good staff that I think he gets overlooked. Pitching deep in the rotation should get him some favorable matchups leading to a good season. (more…)

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2011 csd Preview – Jimmy Rollins

Jimmy is a fun player to watch. He is very good at what he does for one. When he has a microphone on him for TV you realize that after he is done playing he could end up in a studio. (more…)


2011 csd Preview – Ben Francisco

Ben makes the set based on a night that I spent watching him get heckled last July. The fans were really rough on him all game. He did get some payback as he hit a home run in the ninth inning, but it was too little too late as the Phillies lost 11-6. (more…)


2011 csd Preview – Shane Victorino

Shane is a player that has an interesting story. He was selected in the Rule 5 draft twice. It took him a while to crack the bigs, but once he did he became a fan favorite. He got a little playing time when Aaron Rowand was injured, then more when Bobby Abreu was traded, and has been a fixture ever since. (more…)


1989 Upper Deck – Jimmy Rollins

Saturation Saturday continues with this card of Jimmy Rollins. When I saw the Phillies play the Cubs in July I was worried that my seats in the bleachers would prevent me from seeing the Phillies stars. It turned out I did not get the pictures that I would have liked to get of Roy Halladay and Ryan Howard. (more…)


1985 Topps – Jamie Moyer

Jamie almost had this card for real. He is one of the few players in the league that was playing when I was really collecting cards. He will not play this season due to injury, but has left the door open to play next season. (more…)