Dec 202011
 
Phillies bring back former general manager Ed Wade

The Phillies have re-hired former general manager Ed Wade, and both he and Ruben Amaro should be thanking Bill Conlin today.  That’s because the move is getting buried under a much more serious news item.  Otherwise, Phillies fans would likely be laughing out loud and/or questioning Amaro’s sanity.  Of course, Amaro seems happy about it. “Ed [More…]

Dec 202011
 
Bill Conlin retires amidst child sexual abuse allegations

This is terrible if true.  Long time Philly sports writing legend (and Baseball Hall of Famer) Bill Conlin has just “retired” from the Daily News in response to a report he is facing child sexual abuse allegations. The news was broken by Deadspin, who cite an upcoming Inquirer article from investigative reporter Nancy Phillips.  The Philadelphia [More…]