The Philadelphia Phillies broke their city's heart in 1993 and years later won it over in 2008.
During their respective seasons, these two distinct Philadelphia teams and fans took an emotional ride from spring training straight through to the World Series.
The 1993 Phillies were known for being "loose-cannons" or "wise-guys"—where the 2008 Phillies were a more disciplined and focused team.
Their results may have ended differently, but there is no denying both Phillies teams were incredibly talented and left us with High Hopes.
Using the Phillies' Game 1 World Series lineup from their respective season—here's a position by position comparison of the two legendary teams.