4 Phillies Fans Up For MLB Fan Of The Year Consideration

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Four Phillies fans are being considered for the Major League Baseball Fan of the Year.

The nominees are:

  • Riley Marciante from South Philadelphia: The 4-year-old Marciante is often shy, but his love for the Phillies shines when he becomes the Mini Phanatic at Citizens Bank Park.
  • Brian Kucharik from Boothwyn, Pa: Kucharik is a lifelong Phillies fan who made a fantastic one-handed catch with his young daughter on his lap during a June game.
  • Laynee Shiann from Pitman, New Jersey: The Phillie Phanatic is tough to outshine as a dancer, but Shiann — who is battling childhood cancer — had the moves to top him.
  • Dan Mote from Newtown, Pa: Mote is part of “Ruppies Puppies,” a group bound together by its support of Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp and love for dogs.


You can watch the respective videos on the nominees and vote here. Voting ends on Monday.


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