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By Barry Bowe

The 1964 Phillies had likely run away with the nationwide League pennant and had all of it wrapped up by way of September twenty first. With in basic terms 12 video games last - 7 of them at domestic - the Phillies have been in first position by means of 6 0.5 games.
It used to be virtually mathematically very unlikely for the Phillies to blow that giant a lead - yet they did.
More usually than no longer, Phillies supervisor Gene Mauch has been blamed for the enormous cave in ever considering that. yet was once he responsible?
Barry Bowe does not imagine that Gene Mauch used to be guilty, yet you be the pass judgement on as you persist with the occasions that transpired in the course of the 162-game schedule.
Woven in among the daily highlights are the author's own anecdotes, tidbits of data approximately the various maximum ballplayers who ever performed the sport - not just for the Phillies, yet for avid gamers on different groups, and gamers in different sports.
You'll be uncovered to trivialities like - What baseball participant was once John Glen's wingman through the Korean warfare? What baseball participant was once Sgt. Ernie Bilko named after? How did the Oakland Raiders turn into one the eight unique AFL groups? Who was once the 1st Little Leaguer to make it to the large leagues? What incident began the hatred among the Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys?

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