There may not be a team in baseball with more passionate fans than the Philadelphia Phillies. For all of the years of losing through the early 1970's, late 1980's and early 1990's, they have seen many years of success as well.
To solidify several more years of success, an incredible pitching staff has been assembled at Citizen's Bank Park. The incredible front four of Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee, Roy Oswalt, and Cole Hamels was assembled to make a big push for another World Series in Philadelphia. With three of these four pitchers acquired through trades (sort of, in Lee's case), it only seems appropriate to examine the best trades in team history.
From the late years of World War I to just this past year, Philly has pulled off some very good deals. Here are the best.