2008 World Series Championship

(This eight-inch replica of the William Penn statue on City Hall is welded to the top beam of the Comcast Center, currently Philadelphia's tallest building.  Image provided by Comcast)

To Avert The Jinx, New Comcast Skyscraper Will Also Be Topped By Mini-William Penn

The miniature statue of William Penn that stands atop the current tallest building in Philadelphia is considered by superstitious sports fans to be the phantom force that broke a 25-year curse on local sports teams.


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Lidge Officially Retires As A Phillie

He spent four years with Philadelphia from 2008-11, saving 100 games in that span.


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Lights Out On Lidge’s Time With Phillies

The man who threw that final pitch in 2008 is now officially joining another former Phillie, Jayson Werth, in Washington.