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    Tug McGraw in the News

  • October 31, 2008 - Philadelphia Daily News
    Chills, Thrills: Tug McGraw stood tall on the mound as he raised his arms toward the heavens 28 years ago.Brad Lidge fell to his knees.
  • October 31, 2008 - Philadelphia Daily News
    Late and Great: Tug McGraw raised his arms toward the heavens after he recorded the final out in the 1980 World Series.
  • October 30, 2008 - MLB.com
    Phillies made history in 1980: The Phillies delighted fans in 1980 with their march toward their first World Series championship. From Tug McGraw closing out their victory over the Royals, to Pete Rose coming up big with a huge catch, the Phils were a sight to behold.
  • October 30, 2008 - Philadelphia Daily News
    Brad Lidge's perfect finish: They are the dramatic, climactic images of past Phillies World Series: Tug McGraw throwing his arms in the air after the final out at Veterans Stadium in 1980 and Mitch Williams throwing the pitch that Joe Carter hit out at the SkyDome in 1993.
  • October 30, 2008 - Philadelphia Daily News
    Phillies win it all: Tug McGraw stood tall on the mound as he raised his arms toward the heavens 28 years ago.Brad Lidge fell to his knees.
  • October 28, 2008 - Philadelphia Daily News
    Kalas will be ready when duty calls: Tug McGraw wound up and threw. Willie Wilson swung and missed. Veterans Stadium erupted in a guttural roar of joy and relief on Oct. 21, 1980, as the Phillies won the first World Series title in franchise history.
  • October 27, 2008 - ESPN.com
    Ashes of late Phils reliever McGraw put on field: Some of the ashes of late Phillies reliever Tug McGraw were spread on the field by his son Tim.
  • October 23, 2008 - Philadelphia Daily News
    Pop the corks!: Bob Boone gloved the last fastball Tug McGraw had left in his weary arm andthe Phillies waded joyously onto the East bank of the River Jordan.Hell, this final scene of the 1980 World Series looked like something CecilB. DeMille would have filmed in the Promised Land the Phillies finally reachedlast night with a 4-1 victory. They erupted joyously into each other's arms,surrounded by new centurions on horseback, helmeted soldiery carryingtruncheons, snarling attack dogs and a whooping cast of 65,838 extras aflamewith passion, eyes blazing with the town's first World Series title.
  • October 22, 2008 - Philadelphia Daily News
    There's no forgetting that 1980 feeling: 1980: The image lives on, as indelible as the man who created it. Tug McGraw, standing on the stage at old JFK Stadium, holding up that newspaper - the one that proved his team, the Phillies, had actually won a World Series, in real life - pointing it toward the heavens, and telling his 100,000 euphoric witnesses:"All through baseball history, Philadelphia has had to take a back seat to New York City. Well, New York can take this world championship and stick it, 'cause we're No. 1."
  • October 22, 2008 - Philadelphia Daily News
    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.
  • March 5, 2007 - San Francisco Chronicle
    Street proves closer's life actually can be a bed of roses: Searching for today's eccentric reliever, a true throwback to the days of Sparky Lyle and Tug McGraw, shouldn't lead anyone to Huston Street's locker. He doesn't slap his thigh after an out or tend the dirt on the mound as if it were his personal garden. His...
  • Tug McGraw in the Blog Pen

    John Shiffert: April 29, 2009 - Book Review: “Worth the Wait”:
    Baseball Library Vault of Lists: February 11, 2009 - Seasons Cycles by Madison McEntire:
    Gene Carney: December 10, 2008 - The Sweet Sixteen Hosts the National League Semi-Finals: Cubs vs. Phillies:
    Gene Carney: December 1, 2008 - SWEET SIXTEEN NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS, ROUND TWO: PITTSBURGH PIRATES vs. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES:
    Gene Carney: December 1, 2008 - SWEET SIXTEEN NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS, ROUND TWO: PITTSBURGH PIRATES vs. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES:
    Gene Carney: October 24, 2008 - The Sweet 16 Rolls On; Phillies vs. Braves:
    Jim 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:
    Gene Carney: June 4, 2008 - Part Eight of A View of Baseball History From the Shadows of Cooperstown: Gene Carney Looks at the 70s:
    : 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...:
    : May 29, 2007 - :
    : May 7, 2007 - : THE NATURAL, AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

    Tug McGraw in the Library

  • The New York Mets Encyclopedia by Peter C. Bjarkman
  • The Sports Encyclopedia: Baseball 2001 by Neft, Cohen et al
  • Tug McGraw in Bios

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