PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Three all-star games. Two home run leading seasons. One National League most valuable player award. One World Championship.Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Undergoes Successful Surgery To Treat Irregular Heartbeat
And 13 seasons in a Philadelphia Phillies uniform.
That’s Ryan Howard, on the baseball diamond.
Off the field? Howard’s legacy is amplified thanks to his charitable work, respectful words, and consistent positive attitude.
Ahead of what is expected to be Howard’s final series with the Phillies (Friday, September 30th to Sunday, October 2nd at Citizens Bank Park vs. the NY Mets), some of Howard’s teammates and coaches called into SportsRadio 94WIP to discuss the legacy of the 36-year-old first baseman.
Thursday, September 29th – Brad Lidge On The 94WIP Morning Show
“Obviously a lot of people know statiscally how impactful Ryan Howard was. And he was that guy who was the ultimate game changer in one of the best offensive lineups this game has ever seen. He was also a guy, for me, remained very humble in that clubhouse and that’s a pretty difficult thing to do I think for a lot of people.
“And I just think he was able to kind of be one of those team guys who never put himself ahead of the team despite his status. So, he was a great guy in the clubhouse, but really just the absolute game changer…nobody made opposing pitchers just afraid to come into games like Ryan Howard did.”READ MORE: COVID-19 Testing Site At Delaware City DMV To Wrap Up Sunday Due To Fallen Demand
Thursday, September 29th – Charlie Manuel On The 94WIP Mike & Ike Show
Friday, September 30th – Cole Hamels On The 94WIP Morning Show
Friday, September 30th – Missouri State Baseball Coach Keith Guttin On 94WIP Afternoon ShowMORE NEWS: Philadelphia Phillies Legends Jimmy Rollins, Ryan Howard Could Earn Hall Of Fame Honors Tuesday Night
Friday, September 30th – Cameron Rupp On 94WIP Afternoon Show