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  • Taking a Look at the Philadelphia Phillies

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    The Philadelphia Phillies have been a staple in Major League baseball for over 120 years. The Phillies are one of the League’s oldest teams dating back all the way to the year 1883. Over the years the Phillies have acquired many accolades and accomplishments; although the Phillies are a decorated team for many positive reasons they have also become the league’s most losing team, with over 10,000 losses. Although the Philadelphia franchise may have the most losses in any professional sport, whether

  • The Performance Of The Houston Astros Essay

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    of the Philadelphia Phillies, Ken Giles. Oct 4, 2015; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Ken Giles (53) throws a pitch during the ninth inning against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies defeated the Marlins, 7-2. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports Oct 4, 2015; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Ken Giles (53) throws a pitch during the ninth inning against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies defeated

  • Veterans Stadium History

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    Known for its treacherous Astroturf, deafening acoustics and its unruly 700 Level, The Vet, as it was commonly known, was home to both the Phillies of Major League Baseball and the Eagles of the Nation Football League from 1971 to 2003. Veterans Stadium represented more than just a sports venue, it represented the heart and soul of the city of brotherly love, the place with the most rabid but loyal of fans in the nation. Veterans stadium created lifelong memories in Philadelphia’s sports world, and

  • Ryan Howard's Takeover Case Study

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    piece of the Phillies NL East dominance from 2007-2011, including two runs to the World Series. However, since the 2011 season, the Phillies have been bottom dwellers in the division and have missed the playoffs every year. A few years ago, the Phillies began a rebuild so a new core of young players could carry the torch. The rebuild started in December of 2014 when Philadelphia traded longtime shortstop Jimmy Rollins to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Less than a year later, the Phillies followed the

  • Miami Marlins Case Study

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    Unfortunately for the Phillies, they finished below the Braves last year in the NL East. Philadelphia wasn’t only last in the division, the Phillies also had the worst record in MLB at 63-99. However, the dreadful season earned Philadelphia the first pick in this year’s MLB Draft in June.

The Phillies rebuild began when they finally decided to dismantle the old core that won the World Series in 2008. From that title team, the Phillies traded the middle infielders who began their

  • Hustle: The Myth, Life, and Lies Of Pete Rose by Michael Sokolove

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    admired. It seemed as though he hustled more than most of the other players and was always trying to do whatever it took in order to win. He was my first recollection of how free agency could ruin your favorite team when he departed for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1979, and led them to the World Series in 1980. In 1989, The Dowd Report (which harshly criticized Rose for gambling) was a shock. That a player who was so intent on winning and would do whatever it took to help his team to

  • Basketball : The Greatest Sport In The World

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    Many people believe that basketball or football are the best sports in the world. Basketball is popular as it’s played/watched by millions of people in most countries around the world. Football, on the other hand, has a fanatical fan base that can’t wait for training camp every July and then tailgate for hours prior to each game during the season. Regardless of the fan base followings basketball and football have, baseball offers many other reasons to show that it is the greatest sport. In my

  • Summary Of The Article 'Black Philly After The Philadelphia Negro'

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    In the empirical article, “Black Philly after the Philadelphia Negro,” Marcus Anthony Hunter examines the once populated Seventh Ward and the effects that political neglect and racial barriers had on this primarily black area, which ultimately led to its urban decay. Similarly, in recent years, we see this occurring in Vesterbro, Copenhagen. However, we notice how the neglect towards Vesterbro stems from other factors such as immigration, crime, and a poor economy. Hunter examined the archives of

  • The Impact Of Saint Gobain

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    Saint-Gobain is a manufacturers of sustainable building products and high-performance materials such as retail, glass, ceramics, plastics, abrasives, packaging, gypsum, and plasterboards. The company was found in 1665 with it’s US headquaters in Philadelphia. In celebration of it’s 350th anniversary, Saint Gobain is planning to do a tour named as Future Sensations using millenial concept. To promote the event, Saint Gobain is working with Brownstein to create a campaign to attract media coverage and

  • The Preservation Of Chinatown Chicago

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    Phillip Fok David Walls English 0802 September 16, 2015 The Preservation of Chinatown in Philadelphia In order for Philadelphia to maintain its rich culture and diversity, Chinatown must be preserved. Chinatown has become a centerpiece of Philadelphia for tourist and residents alike to experience eastern culture. The people are friendly, there are plenty of strangers on the streets, and plenty late night business and as Jane Jacobs would describe it, successful (35). Therefore as a public space