Now the Real Phun Begins…
September 28, 2010 3 Comments
They broke out the vintage Chateau Deer Path from 1977. You know, the stuff Tim McCarver compared to Janitor in a Drum. They wore the overly expensive commemorative caps and T-shirts. They did not however shoot off the fireworks because they were outside Philadelphia.
Nevertheless, the Phighting Phillies of Philadelphia won their fourth straight National League Eastern Division championship with a Roy “Happy” Halliday Cy Young clinching complete game performance by an 8-0 shoutout of the Washington Nationals, who helped the Phils out by winning two out of three against the Atlanta Braves, who have faded faster than a cheap pair of blue jeans in a bleach wash.
Now, a win tonight (9/28) by the other half of Two Roy Krewe, Mr. Oswalt, will assure home field throughout the post season, thank you manager Chuck Manuel, and then the rest of the season will belong to the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs starters and reserves.