When Mark, Jeannine and Sami Williams walked out of the broadcast booth during Thursday afternoon’s game, you could see it in their wide-eyed faces. It had been a whirlwind.
They just watched their son Luke get a standing ovation from the Citizens Bank Park crowd who chanted his name. And in his first at-bat since his unbelievable walk-off home run on Wednesday, Luke legged out an infield hit, drawing loud approval from the fans and his teammates in the dugout.
This was after they spoke with reporters from the Philadelphia print media, did two televised interviews with local networks, and…
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Three summers ago, high-school aged members of the Phillies Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) program were battling at the pinnacle of their league.
When they stepped off the bus at the RBI World Series in Minnesota, a few players were in awe of the talent from other teams. But soon after, they proved they belonged at that stage, fighting their way to a nationally-televised championship game against the Tampa Bay Rays’ team in Minneapolis.
Phillies Urban Youth Academy players also competed in the Commissioner’s Cup, finding success in tournaments held at All-Star Weekend in Washington in 2018 and in…
When First Sergeant Arthur “Sonny” Wimberly stepped out of his house on Thursday, he had no idea what to expect.
To his knowledge, he was simply being interviewed by Team Foster, a group that provides aid to veterans, about his experience as a veteran with multiple sclerosis aided by a service dog.
Instead, he saw his block packed with his neighbors, friends, family and members from Toyota and the Phillies, set for a huge surprise.
First-grade teacher Jill Falletta is used to creating memories for her students at Beach Haven Elementary School on Long Beach Island.
The tight-knit community school of just more than 80 students from kindergarten to sixth grade has kept its in-person learning schedule during the entirety of the pandemic, utilizing its space and safe practices to do so.
During that time, Falletta has worked hard to make an unusual school year fun.
When Jordan Burnham of the mental health education group Minding Your Mind spoke to the Phillies front office at the end of April, he stressed the importance of making time for one’s self during this unusual period of working from home. He also demonstrated it in real time.
The panel discussion he took part in could not run too long. He had a schedule to keep. He checked his watch and looked up.
“Yes, right here,” Burnham said. “From 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. today, I am scheduled to play video games.”
The lighthearted afternoon plan made the audience of…
Being a Major Leaguer means time spent away from family. While fans gather tonight to watch the Phillies cap off Mother’s Day against the Braves on national TV, the Phils will be on just day three of a 10-day road trip.
But even from afar, Phillies players want to make today special for the mothers in their lives. Here is what a few Phils shared about their moms.
Alec’s mother, Lisa Bohm, works with her son daily to make the world a better place. As the director of the Alec Bohm Foundation, she aims to “inspire philanthropy and create a…