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Baseball and the Phillies: The Fabulous Philadelphia Phillies
Team history and the players
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Title: Champions! A Look Back at the Phillies' Triumphant 2008 Season
Publisher: Camino Books
ISBN: 9781933822198
Call Number: 796.3576 C358a
Notes: Featuring an outstanding set of action photos, the staffs of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News replay the 2008 season.

 
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Title: 50 Phabulous Phillies
Author: Clayton, Skip and Jeff Moeller
Publisher: Sports Publishing
ISBN: 1582612242
Call Number: 796.357 C579f
Notes: 50 Phabulous Phillies contains stories on former players, executives, and managers of the Phillies.

 
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Title: The History of the Philadelphia Phillies
Author: Goodman, Michael E.
Publisher: Creative Education
ISBN: 1583412190
Call Number: j796.3576 G623h
Notes: A book for the inquiring young Phillies fan who wants to know more about the team. Goodman provides highlights of Phillies history from 1883.

 
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Title: More Than Beards, Bellies and Biceps
Author: Gordon, Robert and Tom Burgoyne
Publisher: Sports Publishing
ISBN: 1582614911
Call Number: 796.3576 G658m
Notes: The story of the 1993 Phillies. Phillies fans loved this winning team of spirited characters (remember Wild Thing?). Co-authored by Tom Burgoyne, the Phillie Phanatic.

 
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Title: Legends of the Philadelphia Phillies
Author: Gordon, Robert
Publisher: Sports Publishing
ISBN: 1582618100
Call Number: 796.3576 G658L
Notes: Gordon presents biographic sketches of great Phillies from 1950 to the present.

 
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Title: Occasional Glory
Author: Jordan, David M.
Publisher: McFarland & Co
ISBN: 0786412607
Call Number: 796.3576 J762o
Notes: A Phillies history that covers the team's finer seasons and players.

 
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Title: September Swoon
Author: Kashatus, William C.
Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press
ISBN: 0271023333
Call Number: 796.3576 K151s
Notes: This book is more about how the 1964 Phillies players and fans dealt with Rookie of the Year, Richie Allen, than how the Phillies failed to win the NL pennant.

 
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Title: Phillies Confidential: The Untold Inside Story of the 2008 Championship Season
Author: Matthews, Gary and Scott Lauber
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781600782022
Call Number: 796.3576 M423p
Notes: A recounting of the day-to-day journey that led to the team's first World Series appearance since 1993.

 
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Title: The Whiz Kids and the 1950 Pennant
Author: Roberts, Robin and C. Paul Rogers III
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 156639466X
Call Number: 796.3576 R543w
Notes: Whiz Kid pitcher, Robin Roberts, one of the most famous Philadelphia Phillies ever, describes how the Whiz Kids won the National League pennant in 1950.

 
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Title: Worth the Wait: Tales of the 2008 Phillies
Author: Stark, Jayson
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781600782732
Call Number: 796.3576 St285w
Notes: The exciting story of the 2008 season and the championship run told by ESPN's Jayson Stark.