PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Phillies newest regular color analysts for television broadcasts bring back memories of the team’s last World Series title in 2008. They’re adding a little 1980 flavor to it as well.
Former Phillies third baseman and Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt will be “in the booth” for Phillies Sunday home games (13 of them) in 2014.READ MORE: 2 Police Officers Shot During Fourth Of July Festivities On Ben Franklin Parkway: Police
“Michael Jack Schmidt is one of the iconic names in Philadelphia Phillies history,” Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia president Brian Monihan said in a statement. “The three new analysts, Mike, Jamie and Matt each know what it takes to earn a World Series ring, and will make our Phillies broadcasts entertaining and informative.”READ MORE: With Hints Of Yellow In Sea Of Red, White And Blue, Montgomery County Town Honors Ukrainian Refugees
Schmidt joins Jamie Moyer and Matt Stairs as Phillies color analysts this season. Moyer and Stairs make their debut today in the team’s first preseason game.MORE NEWS: 2 People In Custody After Apparent Road Rage Shooting In Old City, Police Say