Phillies Minor Leaguer Stole A Home Run With This Incredible Catch

I've watched this video a lot. I don't want to say 100 times, but it's getting close and I'm still not really sure what happened here. In real time, it looks like Jiwan James of the Reading Phillies pulls off some sleight of hand act: his running, jumping, crashing catch has us all tracking the ball and following… » 7/15/12 12:15pm 7/15/12 12:15pm

The World's Craziest Home Run Derby Was A Rousing Success [UPDATE]

We gave you fair warning about the world's weirdest Home Run Derby a few days ago, the one with the on-field party, live entertainment, and trampoline in left field, among other attractions. Well, lest you think that was all just bluster and hype, here's a photo of Ryan Petzar of 97.3 ESPN Radio trying out the… » 7/10/12 10:10pm 7/10/12 10:10pm

Out-Of-Breath Broccoli-Costumed Man Proposes To Lady At Minor League…

Joining the ranks of the other marriage proposal video we've posted comes this one from a recent Reading Phillies game, where a racing broccoli mascot won both the race and the heart of the fair maiden in the stands. [The 700 Level] » 7/12/10 2:30pm 7/12/10 2:30pm

Minor League Giveaway Just A Little Bit Racist?

Do you see anything wrong with this Ryan Howard lawn jockey — sorry, "garden gnome" — giveaway? The Reading Phillies don't. But then, maybe we shouldn't expect a Reading Rainbow Coalition from Central Pennsylvania. [Inquirer] » 5/27/10 12:50pm 5/27/10 12:50pm

Reading Phillies Start A Turf War

The Reading Phillies are preparing to replace the playing surface at FirstEnergy Stadium, and of course they're going to remove the old grass as economically as possible: With rock bands and a demolition derby. Hey, the town's only rototiller is rented out that weekend. » 9/26/07 12:35pm 9/26/07 12:35pm