After five consecutive National League East division titles, three trips to the National League Championship Series, two National League pennants, and a World Series title, at the very least, it is hard not to consider the fact that the Philadelphia Phillies are on the precipice of a "dynasty."
For baseball in Philadelphia, those are uncharted waters.
Throughout the history of sports, this city has sat back and watched teams like the New York Yankees and Chicago Bulls build dynasties around them. So, after losing more than 10,000 games in its history, is it fair to say that the Phillies are becoming the greatest franchise the city of Philadelphia has ever seen?
At the very least, it is fair to say that the Phillies are well on their way. The real question is whether or not they can build a long-term dynasty—something that few franchises in the history of sports have been able to accomplish.
This slide show will cover various topics, but at the end of the day, it aims to answer one question: Are the Phillies an organization that has the ability to become and remain a dynasty in the MLB?
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