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All of the series' highlights are here, including the seven innings that Hamels pitched in game one, allowing only two runs. Game two is still painful to watch, even in retrospect, for Phillies' fans, as the Rays tie the series with the help of starting pitcher James Shields, who gives up no runs in five-and-a-half innings. As everyone knows, the Phillies sweep the next three games, struggling for a win in game three as the teams duke it out on offense. The drama of the 2008 World Series, of course, came with game five, when the Phillies and the Rays faced the same opponent: Philadelphia rain. It's great fun viewing again the protracted question of what to do with a field that was becoming laughable in its muddy, watery condition. The decision to suspend the contest at the bottom of the sixth inning still conveys its historic impact, i.e., the fact that no World Series game had ever been called off while in session. Add to that the excitement, two days later, of picking up where everything left off, both teams playing those final innings with great energy and competition, and you can't beat this box set. A special, bonus DVD includes a number of highlights from the entire series. --Tom Keogh
Great baseball action here .......The 3 WS games in Philly are compelling television for any World Series fanatic......You won't be disappointedPublished 11 months ago by Robert C. Alford
It would have been nice to have seen any type of budget for the editing to fix thing such as cutting away in mid commentary or cutting out mid replay. Read morePublished 14 months ago by cope
My husband is a big fan and was thrilled when he got this as a gift. I would recommend to anyone.Published 20 months ago by Sharon
BEING A PHILLIES FAN I LOVED IT. 2008 WAS A MAGICAL YEAR THAT I AM CERTAIN WILL NEVER BE REPEATED AS LONG AS I AM ALIVEPublished 23 months ago by John Murray
FINALLY! Philadelphia as a city won one of the major sports' championships! I was living in North Carolina when this happened, and was so happy. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Kaulana310
10 great CD's of my Philadelphia Phillies! Hope they win again this year! They are my favorite team whether good or bad!Published on March 11, 2013 by Theresa A. Madara
I held out four years from purchasing this 2008 Phillies World Series box set, and, after finally watching these DVDs, I can say I made a mistake waiting. Read morePublished on March 6, 2013 by Collin K.
Im a rays fan....they had a magical season i think ill buy this even tho they lost, still a magical season. Hopefully they can win a world series so they can get a dvd.Published on May 7, 2011 by Brad
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they always have the nationally televised broadcast, which means you get the mediocrity of fox.
however, when i looked up this dvd on newvideo (one of the companies that is involved in the production/distribution of these mlb box sets), it lists as one of the special features: "Radio... Read More
Oct 31, 2008 by j r g | See all 6 posts
I also had the same question...does anybody know??
Jan 7, 2009 by Frow | See all 3 posts
I wish they'd included at least one game from the Rays' playoff run preceding the World Series. I realize some Phillies fans are uninterested in that (despite the context it would add to the Phils' achievement), but these sets really could/should be marketed to a broader audience of baseball fans... Read More
Dec 8, 2008 by E. Rensberger | See all 4 posts
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