Phillie Phanatic

Citizens Bank Park on a quiet Opening Day morning
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Tim Jimenez
March 28, 2019 - 7:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The anticipation, the hype — it all leads to Opening Day for the 2019 Phillies season. Citizens Bank Park, of course, is pretty empty on a Thursday morning, but the atmosphere is anything but muted. Crews have been cleaning up all around Citizens Bank Park, power-...
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Phillies Sleepover
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
November 17, 2018 - 10:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Children who are currently being treated at hospitals throughout the Delaware Valley got to spend the night at Citizens Bank Park to start the weekend during a special sleepover in the Phillies clubhouse. "It's cool," said 10-year-old Noah Xavier. "I just got close...
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Mascots
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Hadas Kuznits
November 09, 2018 - 4:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There are many new mascots in Philadelphia, from Gritty to Squiggles, to now Wingston. But why are they all either male-oriented or gender neutral? Why are so few mascots female? When you think of Philadelphia mascots you probably don't first think about the...
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Members of the Phillies taking part in Puppapalooza at Morgan's Pier
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
August 30, 2018 - 9:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dog lovers packed Morgan's Pier Thursday night for a fundraising event that was a big hit with baseball fans, too. Dogs, booze and baseball joined forces at this benefit hosted by Julie Klim and the Pennsylvania SPCA . "Puppapalooza is really wonderful fundraising...
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School starts in less than two weeks, and some students were invited to Citizens Bank Park to hang with the Phillie Phanatic and get excited about returning to the classroom.
Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
August 15, 2018 - 5:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the first time ever, the first day of school for Philadelphia kids will be before Labor Day. School starts in less than two weeks, and some students were invited to Citizens Bank Park to hang with the Phillie Phanatic and get excited about returning to the...
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The Phillie Phanatic gave a grand entrance at the Beach Bash.
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
June 18, 2018 - 9:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — To ring in the official start of summer this week, the Phillies hosted a Beach Bash before Monday night's home game that had all the feels of the Jersey shore. This beach-themed party had it all, from a miniature boardwalk to a giant sandcastle, plus a grand entrance...
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