Looking for some of the greatest moments in the history of baseball? Well, you are in luck. With 128 yeas of existence, the Philadelphia Phillies have been crafting some of the game's most memorable moments since their inception in 1883.
Though times have not always been good for the Phillies' franchise, when they have been, they've been unforgettable. From Brad Lidge dropping to his knees to celebrate the 2008 World Series win to Tug McGraw going skyward to celebrate his club's victory, the Phillies have tasted victory along with defeat.
It has been the struggle of this franchise that have made those moments memorable. With more than 10,000 losses, who can say that they've endured more hardship? The fans that have stuck with this team through the thick and thin have been rewarded in recent years, and with one of the highest payrolls and greatest ballparks in all of baseball, the days of the "small market" Phillies are long gone.
So as the team hopes to create new memories in the future, let us look to the past to see where this franchise has come from: The 50 greatest moments in franchise history.