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PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 07:  Dick Allen, former player for the Philadelphia Phillies throws out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Game One of the NLDS between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Colorado Rockies during the 2009 MLB Playoffs at Citizens Bank Park on October 7, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Phillies Great Dick Allen Once Again Left Out Of The Hall

Former Phillie Dick Allen fell one vote shy of reaching the Hall of Fame on Monday.

12/08/2014

(Mayor Nutter, in his City Hall reception room, joins a group watching a Dick Allen highlight reel.  Photo by KYW's Mike Dunn)

Nutter Joins Campaign To Get Phillies’ Dick Allen Into Baseball Hall of Fame

The mayor says Allen was an idol to kids growing up in West Philly.

10/29/2014

Richard Allen Jr. with former Phillies groundskeeper Mark "Froggy" Carfagno at Ashburn Field. (credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

New Effort To Have Dick Allen Enshrined In Cooperstown In Full Swing

A group backing Allen for the Hall of Fame kicked off their effort Friday at Ashburn Field at FDR Park in South Philadelphia. The group has prepared a 55-page presentation aimed at convincing baseball’s Golden Era Committee that the 1964 Rookie of the Year and ’72 MVP belongs in the Hall.

07/27/2014

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New Class Inducted Into Philly Sports Hall Of Fame

Fifteen athletes, representing a wide range of sports and eras, were inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame last night.

11/12/2010

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