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Viva Medias B's
08-14-2006, 07:06 AM
WSI News is ready to project Tony Gwynn as the "Best Padre Ever."

Today we go to the "City of Brotherly Love" and decide upon the Philadelphia Phillies. No, Aaron Rowand is not eligible.

MrRoboto83
08-14-2006, 07:13 AM
Mike Schmidt because he brought the aweful Phillie franchise a World Series winner. Although you could say the same thing about Carlton, he won 24 games in 1980.

eastchicagosoxfan
08-14-2006, 07:31 AM
I voted for Schmidt, although I gave strong consideration to Chuck Klien. I gave Schmidt the nod, because Klien played in the big hitting 1930's. Schmidt also received bonus points for his four home run game against the Cubs in 1976.

WhteSox725
08-14-2006, 07:36 AM
Why isn't Aaron Rowand on the list?

Tragg
08-14-2006, 07:38 AM
I'm sure there were some great phillies in antiquity, but in my lifetime, I gotta go with Lefty.

LongLiveFisk
08-14-2006, 09:32 AM
Tough call between Schmidt and Carlton. I went with Schmidt.

Dan Mega
08-14-2006, 09:35 AM
My gut feeling was Carlton. Done and done.

buehrle4cy05
08-14-2006, 10:11 AM
Schmidt wins my tiebreaker because he played there his whole career, unlike Carlton.

SOXintheBURGH
08-14-2006, 10:16 AM
Michael Jack Schmidt = the balls.

Uncle_Patrick
08-14-2006, 10:26 AM
It was a tough choice between Carlton and Schmidt, but I went with Schmidt.

Grzegorz
08-14-2006, 10:47 AM
'Lefty' went 27-10, had a 1.97 ERA, with 310 K's in 346.3 innings pitched for a 1972 Phillies Team that went 59-97.

He won 45.8% of his team's games (27 of the 59).

Of course he went on to a great career, but his 1972 season is as good as any and better than most.

PKalltheway
08-14-2006, 12:30 PM
My vote went to Schmidt. Carlton was good in Philly, but he was good in St. Louis too. Schmidt spent his whole career in Philly.

viagracat
08-14-2006, 01:11 PM
'Lefty' went 27-10, had a 1.97 ERA, with 310 K's in 346.3 innings pitched for a 1972 Phillies Team that went 59-97.

He won 45.8% of his team's games (27 of the 59).

Of course he went on to a great career, but his 1972 season is as good as any and better than most.

That's the reason right there I went with Lefty. That is a truly amazing fact.

Schmidt sure hit a lot of homers against the Cubs, which makes him my favorite Phillie :tongue: . But I think Carlton was the best.

StillMissOzzie
08-14-2006, 01:23 PM
It was a tough choice between Carlton and Schmidt, but I went with Schmidt.

Ditto

SMO
:gulp:

MeteorsSox4367
08-14-2006, 01:56 PM
Schmidt because of his numbers and that he seemingly always killed the Cubs. Honorable mention to Bob Boone and Tim "Once Again, Stating the Obvious" McCarver, who was Carlton's personal catcher.

"wrong" sox fan
08-14-2006, 02:13 PM
I voted for the first ever 3 time Cy young winner


Philly fans hate Shiddy for some reason... oh yeah, they hate everyone who can play the game of baseball well.

If I hear from another Phils fan of how much more they like Aaron Rowand because he hustles and is a bigger asset to their team than the new yankees right fielder I might crack.

DSpivack
08-14-2006, 02:18 PM
Tough call between Carlton and Schmidt, but I'll take a great pitcher over a great hitter most days.

Railsplitter
08-14-2006, 05:15 PM
Mike Schmidt

Roberts edges Carlton as pitcher.

fquaye149
08-14-2006, 07:19 PM
can't believe you guys voted Schmidt over Carlton.

I guess I can believe it, since it's not outrageous per se...but come on!!!!

Carlton was awesome!!!

Tragg
08-14-2006, 10:47 PM
Carlton was awesome!!!
I'm with you.

Brian26
08-14-2006, 11:23 PM
Mike Schmidt.

Honorable mention to Von Hayes since the Phillies gave up half their franchise to Cleveland for him.

RKMeibalane
08-15-2006, 10:23 AM
Schmidt

slobes
08-15-2006, 10:55 AM
Toss up between Schmidt and Carlton.

Chip Z'nuff
08-15-2006, 11:05 AM
Sassafrass Roots, won a lot of money on that girl.

ode to veeck
08-15-2006, 02:34 PM
:thispollsucks:

You're missing the guy who hit a baseball harder than anyone else ever did or probably ever will, Dick Allen

JohnBasedowYoda
08-15-2006, 02:56 PM
Aaron Rowand