Here’s a fun off-day diversion. Reading Eagle colleague Brian Smith assembled a comprehensive list of the most significant home runs in Phillies history. [Link]
Brian is one of those writers with an encyclopedic sports memory, so the challenge wasn’t remembering them all, but placing them in order of importance. Obviously, Matt Stairs’ NLCS blast in Game 4 is fresh in our minds, and for the youngest generation of fans, it probably ranks right at the top. Stairs’ two-run bomb into the night indeed makes the list, along with several others from the World Series winners, but it's not in the top spot. Read the full list here.