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Citizens Bank Park will offer several new attractions for fans this coming season. Work has begun on a beer garden and sports bar.
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Dave Uram
April 02, 2020 - 9:00 am
The first game back at the ballpark in late March or early April is always kind of a reunion for fans and seasonal employees. But this year, that gathering is on hold because of the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is introduced during the 2019 National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center.
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Dave Uram
March 26, 2020 - 9:42 am
With the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he isn't sure when baseball will be back, but when it is, he thinks it will be part of the nation's recovery process. Read more here.
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 28: A baseball with MLB logo is seen at Citizens Bank Park before a game between the Washington Nationals and Philadelphia Phillies.
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Ed Benkin
March 20, 2020 - 8:02 pm
With no Phillies baseball for the foreseeable future, longtime Phillies public address announcer Dan Baker said this is a time for Americans to be safe as they deal with the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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The Israeli baseball team prepares for its Olympic journey in Tokyo.
Margo Sugarman
Andrew Kramer
March 15, 2020 - 9:07 pm
One of the biggest underdog stories of this summer's olympic games is the Israeli baseball team's unlikely journey to Tokyo, and one of the players has a Philadelphia connection. Read more here.
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Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver talks on his phone in an empty Hammond Stadium.
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AP News
March 13, 2020 - 7:14 pm
Major League Baseball is allowing players to go home, making the decision a day after canceling the rest of the spring training schedule and postponing opening day by at least two weeks amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Dash, the new fourth-generation bat dog for the Trenton Thunder
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Charlotte Reese
March 08, 2020 - 2:26 pm
The Trenton Thunder welcomed their fourth-generation bat dog, Dash. Read more here.
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Scott Franzke.
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1-On-1 with Matt Leon
March 06, 2020 - 5:40 pm
Scott Franzke is the radio voice of the Phillies and one of the best play-by-play men in the business. Read more here.
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The Phillie Phanatic takes to the field on 2019 opening day at Citizens Bank Park.
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Mike DeNardo
February 24, 2020 - 1:34 pm
While lawyers argue over who owns the copyright to the Phillie Phanatic, the furry mascot unveiled a new look yesterday at spring training. KYW's Mike DeNardo spoke with the guy inside the green costume about the reception from Phillies fans. Read more here.
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The Phillie Phanatic looks on before action between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Colorado Rockies at Citizens Bank Park, May 18, 2019.
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Shara Dae Howard
February 23, 2020 - 6:20 pm
The Philadelphia Phillies' mascot, the Phanatic, has a new look, amid a legal fight with the long-running mascot's original designers. Read more here.
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 The Phillie Phanatic entertains some fans in the seventh inning during a game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park on April 16, 2016.
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Hadas Kuznits
February 22, 2020 - 3:33 pm
The Phillie Phanatic is getting a new look, expected to be unveiled at Sunday's spring training game in Clearwater. Read more here.
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