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Bill Conlin: Ozark's calming influence helped move Phillies from chaos to quality in 1970s: DANNY OZARK already had two strikes against him when he took over as Phillies manager in 1973.The first came at the World Series in '72, when Phillies general manager/manager Paul Owens informed the media that they could not announce the hiring but that Dave Bristol was going to be his next manager. The Pope then told another reporter the new mana
A couple of deals that didn't pan out: 1982: There was nothing the great Paul Owens enjoyed more in life than making The Big Trade. The bigger, the better. And it was the best of those deals - for Tug McGraw, for Garry Maddox, for Bake McBride, for Manny Trillo, for many more - that defined the Pope's inimitable legacy and transformed his team from punching bag to champions.
Wheeze Kids had some young help: 1983: It was hardly a normal season. How many teams call a news conference to announce that they had not fired their manager as the Phillies did after an awful West Coast trip that had endangered the job status of Pat Corrales? For that matter, how many teams fire their manager with the team in first place as the Phillies did when they eventually replaced Corrales with Paul Owens?
Manuel has joined a very select group: Pat Moran, Eddie Sawyer, Dallas Green, Paul Owens and Jim Fregosi are members of an exclusive club. They are the managers who took Phillies teams to the World Series. Charlie Manuel joined the club last night.
Paul Owens in the Blog PenJim Gerard: July 3, 2008 - DFA, chapter 31: Enter Letty:
John Shiffert: June 17, 2008 - A Look at the Philadelphia Phillies in "Almost a Dynasty" by Dr. William Kashatus:
: April 3, 2008 - DFA, chapter 20: Viva La Revolucion!:
Jim Gerard: March 17, 2008 - DFA, chapter 18 -The Creative Process:
: March 12, 2008 - My Transaction History, part 2:
John Shiffert: June 27, 2007 - The Winless Pitcher Syndrome:
Peter Doyle: June 26, 2007 - Roger Clemens, The Best Righty?:
Richard Lally: June 18, 2007 - Richard Lally Spends Five Minutes With...Eddie Joost:
Peter Doyle: May 30, 2007 - Those Who Ignore History...:
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: May 7, 2007 - : THE NATURAL, AFTER ALL THESE YEARS