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08-01-2006, 12:45 PM
Part of an article by Bill Conlin -- Philadelphia Inquirer: funny article

The Phillies' surrender [Sunday] has been the greatest cut and run since the Italians encountered the 442nd near Anzio - rifles first, no white flags, just shave your legs, put on a long dress and a kerchief over your hair, and wave at those little guys in the trucks racing ahead to the next battle. Picture Gillick and Charlie M. with floral skirts alongside the road."


08-01-2006, 12:57 PM
When the Marlins beat the Phillies, 4-1, Friday night, the average age of Florida manager Joe Girardi's starting lineup was 24.8. The average age of the high-Class A Clearwater Threshers lineup that played Daytona Beach the same night was 26.6. In that lineup were three scuffling high draft picks - centerfielder Greg Golson, second baseman Tim Moss and third baseman Mike Costanzo...

my favorite line from the story....