New group of Phillies put stamp on franchise

Originally Published: October 15, 2008
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

LOS ANGELES -- They've spent their whole careers hearing about the Phillies of Carlton and Schmidt, the Phillies of Kruk and Dykstra, even the Phillies of Ashburn and Roberts.

But now it's their turn.

Now it's Jimmy Rollins' Phillies. And Chase Utley's Phillies. And Cole Hamels' Phillies.

Now it's Ryan Howard's Phillies. And Shane Victorino's Phillies. And even Matt Stairs' Phillies.

They play for a franchise that has witnessed more heartbreak than glory years. ...

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