Phillie Phanatic

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KYW Flashback: The Phillie Phanatic Is Born

Covering the Philadelphia Phillies got more interesting on that overcast April evening in 1978.

04/22/2015

Riding through Center City on the Phillies Rally Trolley. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Phillie Phanatic Turns Into Greenery For PHS Flower Show On Saturday

For the first time, the Phillie Phanatic will be turned into greenery as he takes center stage at a “Phanatic in the Outfield” display at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Philadelphia Flower Show, “Celebrate the Movies.”

02/27/2015

Phillies director of mechandise Scott Brandreth displays some of the fan giveaway items for 2015. (Credit: Mike DeNardo/KYW)

Phillies Merch Staff Tackles Challenge Posed By Ostensibly Flexible 2015 Roster

With so much uncertainty on the roster this season, Phillies merchandise director Scott Brandreth says one thing not on the list right now is a giveaway tied to a particular player.

02/18/2015

Tom Burgoyne (right) leads a business retreat Thursday at Citizens Bank Park.
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Phillie Phanatic Helps Business People Develop Customer Loyalty

The man inside the Phillie Phanatic suit is helping businesspeople to create the same customer loyalty that the Phanatic enjoys.

12/06/2014

Stigall Show Log 5.23.14

Chris discusses a letter sent to the NFL from Democrats in the Senate asking the league to change the name of the Washington Redskins and Jon Stewarts apology to the Phillie Phanatic. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/23/2014

(BY A... NOSE?  The Phillie Phanatic and the Drexel Dragon take part in a contest among team mascots to promote the "Dad Vail" rowing regatta, which starts Friday.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia-Area Sports Mascots Help Promote This Week’s ‘Dad Vail’ Regatta

The Phillie Phanatic, the Drexel Dragon, and St. Joe’s Hawk were among the mascots competing on ergometers — fancy rowing machines — to publicize the Dad Vail regatta, for college rowers, this Friday and Saturday.

05/06/2014

(The Phillie Phanatic gives out Phanatic dolls to children at the PEC in West Philadelphia.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Phillies Brighten the Season for West Philadelphia Homeless Families

The visit to the People’s Emergency Center was scheduled. But the gifts, including lots of toys for the kids, were a surprise.

12/12/2013

We know Phanatic, it's a travesty! (credit: Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)

Phillie Phanatic Sued

When the Phanatic makes an appearance, you can expect plenty of hijinks, but Pierce, of Abington, says the fun-loving mascot went too far.

06/12/2012

Stigall Show Log 5.3.12

5:48 The Davie-Brown Index released a list of America’s favorite sports mascots yesterday…naming “Mr. Met” #1…despite popular belief that the Phillie Phanatic would remain America’s all time favorite. 6:13 Junior Seau was found dead in […]

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/03/2012

(The Phillie Phanatic clowining around with head groundskeeper Mike Boekholder before Monday's game.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Phillies’ Ballpark Ready For First Games Ahead of 2012 Regular Season

Head groundskeeper Mike Boekholder says that after hockey’s Winter Classic, new Riviera Bermuda sod replaced the old bluegrass.

04/02/2012

Majestic Clubhouse store manager Francis Winkey holds a Phillie Phanatic dangle hat. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Pitchers And Catchers In Clearwater, Phans Go Phanatical Over Phils Merchandise

Phillies pitchers and catchers have reported to Clearwater for spring training. And many of their fans are reporting to the ballpark souvenir store, to outfit themselves for the season.

02/21/2012

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Your Guide To The Philly Home Show

It’s that time of year again! The Philadelphia Home Show is back and bringing with it tons of landscaping and design events and exhibits.

01/14/2012

(Marty Bystrom, Scott Palmer, and Dickie Noles at today's holiday celebration at the Veterans Center in West Philadelphia.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Phillies’ Veterans Party With US Military Veterans For Holiday Cheer In West Philly

The visit was part of the “Phillies Holiday Week of Giving.”

12/13/2011

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Mural Arts Program Enlists Fans To Help Paint Homage To Phillies

Wednesday morning, children at the “Please Touch” Museum painted a section of the mural to be affixed to a building near 24th and Walnut Streets.

11/30/2011

(The Phillie Phanatic toss an item to a thrilled Phillies fan.  Credit:  John McDevitt)

Phillies ‘Rally Trolley’ Fires Up Philadelphia Ahead Of Crucial Game 5

The trolley, with a police escort, made its way through city streets for about and hour and a half as beads, bracelets, cheer cards, and rally towels were tossed to pedestrians.

10/07/2011

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