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Dave Stewart and Rickey Henderson celebrate in the Blue Jays locker room after winning Game 6 over the Phillies to claim the 1993 World Series. (John Iacono/SI) 

Dave Stewart and Rickey Henderson celebrate in the Blue Jays locker room after winning Game 6 over the Phillies to claim the 1993 World Series. (John Iacono/SI) 

Pete Rose takes a swing during Game 4 of the 1980 World Series between the Phillies and Royals. (Manny Millan/SI)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Pete Rose

Pete Rose takes a swing during Game 4 of the 1980 World Series between the Phillies and Royals. (Manny Millan/SI)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Pete Rose

Phillies lefty Steve Carlton gets set to pitch during a 1980 game against the Mets. Carlton won the Cy Young Award during the 1980 MLB season after rolling to a 24-9 record with a 2.34 ERA. He was equally impressive during the World Series, winning each of his two starts, including a seven-inning, four-hit performance during the series clinching Game 6. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)

SI VAULT: Carlton leads Phillies to NL East crown (10.3.83)

Phillies lefty Steve Carlton gets set to pitch during a 1980 game against the Mets. Carlton won the Cy Young Award during the 1980 MLB season after rolling to a 24-9 record with a 2.34 ERA. He was equally impressive during the World Series, winning each of his two starts, including a seven-inning, four-hit performance during the series clinching Game 6. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)
SI VAULT: Carlton leads Phillies to NL East crown (10.3.83)

Phillies 3B Mike Schmidt holds four bats before a 1976 game against the Cubs. The day before, Schmidt knocked out homers in the 5th, 7th, 8th, and 10th innings to set a modern day National League record with four consecutive homers in one game. (Corbis)

GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Phillies | MLB’s 500 Home Run Club

Phillies 3B Mike Schmidt holds four bats before a 1976 game against the Cubs. The day before, Schmidt knocked out homers in the 5th, 7th, 8th, and 10th innings to set a modern day National League record with four consecutive homers in one game. (Corbis)
GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Phillies | MLB’s 500 Home Run Club

Cole Hamels became baseball’s newest member of the $100 million club when he signed a six-year, $144 million extension to stay in Philadelphia. The three-time All-Star and 2008 World Series MVP joins Roy Halladay and Cliff Lee as Phillies starters who make more than $20 million per season. (Al Tielemans/SI)

GALLERY: Baseball’s $100 Million Men

Cole Hamels became baseball’s newest member of the $100 million club when he signed a six-year, $144 million extension to stay in Philadelphia. The three-time All-Star and 2008 World Series MVP joins Roy Halladay and Cliff Lee as Phillies starters who make more than $20 million per season. (Al Tielemans/SI)
GALLERY: Baseball’s $100 Million Men

Phillies pitcher Tug McGraw and third baseman Mike Schmidt celebrate after the final out of the 1980 World Series. Philadelphia defeated Kansas City in six games to capture the frachise’s first championship. This year’s Phillies squad is a long way from the World Series and according to SI’s Cliff Corcoran, the team should be sellers at the trade deadline. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Philadelphia Phillies
CORCORAN: Philadelphia should trade assets and regroup
JAFFE: Who should buy, sell in the AL East | NL East

Phillies pitcher Tug McGraw and third baseman Mike Schmidt celebrate after the final out of the 1980 World Series. Philadelphia defeated Kansas City in six games to capture the frachise’s first championship. This year’s Phillies squad is a long way from the World Series and according to SI’s Cliff Corcoran, the team should be sellers at the trade deadline. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Philadelphia PhilliesCORCORAN: Philadelphia should trade assets and regroupJAFFE: Who should buy, sell in the AL East | NL East

Yankees manager Billy Martin argues with the umpires during a 1976 game against the Red Sox. Umpiring has been under the spotlight the past week, headlined by Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon suggested bad managers get sent to the minor leagues. (Neil Leifer/SI) 

JAFFE: Five suggestions for improving the state of umpiring
GALLERY: Iconic photos of the New York Yankees

Yankees manager Billy Martin argues with the umpires during a 1976 game against the Red Sox. Umpiring has been under the spotlight the past week, headlined by Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon suggested bad managers get sent to the minor leagues. (Neil Leifer/SI) 
JAFFE: Five suggestions for improving the state of umpiringGALLERY: Iconic photos of the New York Yankees

As Roy Halladay continues to struggle with his health, Philadelphia longs for the days of  Steve Carlton. The lefty pitched 15 seasons for the Phillies, winning 241 games, striking out 3,031 while winning four Cy Young Awards. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)  

GALLERYRemembering the 1980 World Series
CARROLL: Age may be cause of Holliday’s woes
SI VAULT: Carlton leads Philly surge (10.3.83)

As Roy Halladay continues to struggle with his health, Philadelphia longs for the days of  Steve Carlton. The lefty pitched 15 seasons for the Phillies, winning 241 games, striking out 3,031 while winning four Cy Young Awards. (Heinz Kluetmeier/SI)  
GALLERY: Remembering the 1980 World SeriesCARROLL: Age may be cause of Holliday’s woesSI VAULT: Carlton leads Philly surge (10.3.83)

The infield is reflected in the sunglasses of Orioles 3B Wilson Betemit prior to facing the Phillies on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

GALLERY: Classic Photos of Spring Training

The infield is reflected in the sunglasses of Orioles 3B Wilson Betemit prior to facing the Phillies on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
GALLERY: Classic Photos of Spring Training

In this 1980 photo, Pete Rose signs 1,200 bats, which were then distributed to early buyers of Phillies season tickets. The bats commemorated Rose’s 10th 200-hit season. Rose would retire with 4,256 hits, a major league record. (AP Photo/Bill Ingraham)

GALLERY: Rare Photos of Pete Rose
SI VAULT: Rose closing in on Cobb’s hits record (8.19.85)

In this 1980 photo, Pete Rose signs 1,200 bats, which were then distributed to early buyers of Phillies season tickets. The bats commemorated Rose’s 10th 200-hit season. Rose would retire with 4,256 hits, a major league record. (AP Photo/Bill Ingraham)
GALLERY: Rare Photos of Pete RoseSI VAULT: Rose closing in on Cobb’s hits record (8.19.85)

Roy Halladay (left) and other members of the Phillies pitching staff line up for fielding drills during a spring training workout last spring. The NL East will be one of the most competitive divisions and SI’s Cliff Corcoran thinks all four teams will have one breakout player ready to take the next step to stardom. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

CORCORAN: Looking for 2012 breakout candidates? Look to the NL East
LEMIRE: Mets are hoping Jason Bay can rediscover his missing swing
VIDEO: Are Marlins serious contenders? | Royals have reason for optimism

Roy Halladay (left) and other members of the Phillies pitching staff line up for fielding drills during a spring training workout last spring. The NL East will be one of the most competitive divisions and SI’s Cliff Corcoran thinks all four teams will have one breakout player ready to take the next step to stardom. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
CORCORAN: Looking for 2012 breakout candidates? Look to the NL EastLEMIRE: Mets are hoping Jason Bay can rediscover his missing swingVIDEO: Are Marlins serious contenders? | Royals have reason for optimism


A praying mantis appears on the railing in the upper deck during a 2009  Diamondbacks-Phillies game at Citzens Bank Park in Philadelphia. (Tommy Leonardi/SI)

CORCORAN: Rounding up baseball’s hot stove season
LIDZ: Who’s in the bidding for Japan’s Yu Darvish?

A praying mantis appears on the railing in the upper deck during a 2009  Diamondbacks-Phillies game at Citzens Bank Park in Philadelphia. (Tommy Leonardi/SI)
CORCORAN: Rounding up baseball’s hot stove seasonLIDZ: Who’s in the bidding for Japan’s Yu Darvish?