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Ricky Bottalico is a former right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball. He compiled a career earned run average of 3.99 over twelve major league seasons, during which he pitched for several teams, including the Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals, Arizona Diamondbacks, New York Mets, and Milwaukee Brewers. In his prime, Bottalico threw a fastball in the upper 90s, along with a hard curveball. Bottalico also was the only Phillies player on the National League team in the 1996 All-Star Game, held in Philadelphia, pitching one inning. Ricky is also a Phillies analyst for Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia.
Glen Macnow A former Philadelphia Inquirer sports writer, Glen was recognized in 1993 at the “Best Sports Writer in Philadelphia” by Philadelphia Magazine. In addition, he has published four biographies for children of popular, professional athletes. Glen can also be heard on WIP-FM Saturday and Sunday mornings at 10am.