1950 PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES vs NEW YORK YANKEES 1980 PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES vs KANSAS CITY ROYALS 1983 PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES vs BALTIMORE ORIOLES 1993 PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES vs TORONTO BLUE JAYS Relive all the classic moments of four Phillies World Series appearances in 43 years in this one-of-a-kind digitally-preserved DVD. Led by Richie Ashburn, Robin Roberts, Jim Konstanty and Del Ennis, the 1950 "Whiz Kids" won the pennant on the last day of the season and faced the New York Yankees in the Fall Classic. Thirty years later the greatest moment in Phillies history took place at Veterans Stadium when Tug McGraw struck out Kansas Citys Willie Wilson. The scoreboard said it all: WORLD CHAMPIONS! Mike Schmidt, Steve Carlton, Larry Bowa, Greg Luzinski, Garry Maddox and Bob Boone anchored the Phillies. Schmidt and Carlton were joined by the likes of Joe Morgan, John Denny and Al Holland to win another Phillies NL pennant in 1983 and a trip to the World Series against Baltimore. In 1993, Lenny Dykstra, Darren Daulton, John Kruk Curt Schilling, and Mitch Williams led a wild and crazy bunch to an upset victory over Atlanta in the playoffs. In dramatic fashion, Toronto won a second consecutive World Series championship.
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From the Whiz Kids of the 1950s to the Dudes of the 1990s, the Phillies champions shared a flair for winning with personality. Led by Richie Ashburn and Robin Roberts, the Phillies 1950 entrance into the World Series wasnt sealed until the final game of the season. Thirty years later, a roster of all-time stars boosted the Phillies to four division titles in five years with 1980 the crowning trophy-winning season. Mike Schmidt, Larry Bowa, and Steve Carlton propelled the club to three comeback wins while Tug McGraw sealed the Phillies first World Series championship. Championship baseball returned to Philadelphia as the Phillies captured their fifth pennant in 1993. With Lenny Dykstra as their engine, the club was powered by Darren Daulton, John Kruk, and Curt Schilling.