Crowned the ‘World Series Champions' in 2008, Philadelphia Phillies are all set for another exciting baseball season this year. The celebrated Major League Baseball club has entertained millions of sports fans around the world for over a century now. The club has produced exceptionally talented baseball players over the years that have created some of the most memorable moments in the sport's history. This season, the eminent club will once again play against the top MLB clubs in highly thrilling matches. The Phillies will play home games at the Citizen Bank Park whereas away games at the Marlins Park, Nationals Park, Wrigley Field, Citi Field and Turner Field
The team was initially founded as the ‘Quakers' in 1883. After a while, the club changed its name to ‘Philadelphias', which was later shortened to Phillies. Since its inception, the team has been playing in the National League. They became a part of the league's Eastern Division in 1969. The franchise has played at several ball parks over the years as its home. After their formation, the Phillies began playing home games at the Recreation Park. In 1887, the club switched their home field to the Baker Bowl, where they played for over five decades. The Phillies played at two more stadiums, Connie Mack Stadium and Veterans Stadium, before shifting to Citizen Bank Park in 2004.
The Phillies have seen a lot of ups and downs throughout the years. The team has had several long periods of loses but have fought its way towards winning two World Series Championships, seven NL Pennants and eleven Division Titles. After the introduction of modern World Series in 1903, it took Phillies seventy-seven years to get their hands on their first World Series Title. During this time, they lost several consecutive seasons but managed to bag three Divisional Titles and two NL Pennants. Since 2007, the team has been performing extremely well, bagging five consecutive Divisional Titles and two NL Pennants. In 2008, the team also captured its second World Series Title after defeating Tampa Bay Rays by a 4 to 1 victory.
Every season, the Phillies' home games attract baseball enthusiasts from all around North America, selling thousands of Philadelphia Phillies tickets. The club plays at the $550 million dollar facility, the Citizen Bank Park, which boasts a capacity of over 43,500 seats. This season, the club will be competing against the top MLB teams at its home including New York Mets, Miami Marlins, San Diego Padres, Washington Nationals, Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers. Watching Phillies live in action is an experience not many baseball lovers would like to miss. So make sure to indulge in breathtaking baseball matches and catch your favorite Phillies live on the field.