League & Division:
- Capacity: 43,500
- Opened in: 2004
- Ballpark owner: Philadelphia Phillies
- Construction cost: $346 million
The franchise was founded in 1882 as the Philadelphia Quakers, and became the Phillies a year later.
- After years as a second-division team, the “Whiz Kids” of 1950 collapsed late in the season but hung on to win the pennant on the final day on a home run in the 10th inning by Dick Sisler.
- The Phillies won their first title in 1980, advancing to the World Series in a dramatic 10-inning win over Houston in a winner-take-all Game 5 of the National League Championship Series on a single by outfielder Garry Maddox.
- The Phillies won the World Series in 2008 as pitcher Cole Hamels was NLCS MVP and World Series MVP.
Playoff appearances: 12 (1915, 1950, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1983, 1993, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
Division champions: 10 (1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1983, 1993, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
National League pennants: 5 (1915, 1950, 1980, 1983, 1993, 2008, 2009)
World Series titles: 2 (1980, 2008)
Wild-card berths: 0
The Phillies are a member of the Grapefruit League and play spring training games at Bright House Networks Field in Clearwater, Florida.
Famous Past Players:
- Mike Schmidt
- Steve Carlton
- Robin Roberts
- Richie Ashburn
- Grover Cleveland Alexander
Top Current Players:
Owner: Bill Giles (limited partner)
General Manager: Ruben Amaro Jr.
Manager: Charlie Manuel