Essential Games of the Philadelphia Phillies (English)
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Since their formation in 1883 the Philadelphia Phillies have played more than 19,000 games. This DVD collection celebrates four remarkable games spanning four decades of Phillies pennants, champions, and spectacular victories. The four games showcase powerful batting lineups, stellar pitching, and the energizing spirit of Philadelphia’s passionate, full-throated fan base. This time-capsule salute begins with the Phillies 1980 National League pennant clincher accomplished by one of the most decorated teams in history, and eventual World Series winners. The second, more than a decade later, showcases the relentless and colorful 1993 pennant-winning club which pummeled the National League. Then, with the start of a new century the Phillies found a new home and were crowned champions again in 2008, with the final World Series game preserved in this set. The closing game is an extraordinary, historic performance—Roy Halladay’s no-hitter in the 2010 NLDS—only the second postseason no-hitter in history. 100% classic Phillies. 100% Philadelphia baseball. FOUR ESSENTIAL PHILLIES GAMES NOW AVAILABLE ON DVD! 1980 NLCS GAME 5, PHILLIES CLINCH FIRST NL PENNANT SINCE 1950 vs. HOU, October 12, 1980: The Phillies captured their third pennant and first since 1950 led by Mike Schmidt, Steve Carlton, and deep roster of stars. 1993 NLCS GAME 6, NL PENNANT CLINCHER vs. ATL, October 13, 1993: Powered by a relentless lineup and remarkable team spirit the Phillies captured the pennant with power, swagger, and style. 2008 WORLD SERIES GAME 5, WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS! vs. TB, October 27, 2008: Forced to wait a few extra hours it was all the sweeter as the Phillies held the World Series trophy once again. 2010 NLDS GAME 1, ROY HALLADAY’S POSTSEASON NO-HITTER vs. CIN, October 6, 2010: A masterpiece performance for the ages as Roy Halladay spun a no-hitter, only the second ever in the history postseason play.
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