Go Phils! Another great read from John.

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Apr 10Liked by John Foley

June 11, 1989: Pirates' broadcaster Jim Rooker famously says he'll walk back to Pittsburgh if the Phillies come back after being down 10-0 that first inning. He makes good on the promise later in October.

August 15, 1990, Mulholland's no-hitter: I'm visiting PA from Ohio and I make plans to go see the Phillies. My friends talk me into going to see Die Hard 2 instead. Damn.

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