Busy Year For Philly Pressbox Radio (Chet’s Take, 1-4-18)

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A new year is under way, and it’s a pretty exciting time on the Philadelphia sports scene, with the Eagles heading to the postseason as the NFC’s No. 1 seed, the 76ers, Flyers and Phillies all heading in a positive direction thanks to some exciting young stars, and Jay Wright’s Villanova Wildcats again among the favorites to make it to …

Happy 3rd Birthday to Us! (Chet’s Take, 4-26-17)

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Can you believe it? It’s our birthday this week! Yes, the Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable made its debut on April 30, 2014, with “sports junkie” Kevin McClure joining Bill Furman and yours truly on that very first show, and we’re now turning 3 years old.  Since that first episode, we’ve done more than 130 shows, having welcomed about 55 different …

CLEARWATER …AND DALLAS (CHET’S TAKE, 3-25-17)

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Why would a lifelong Phillies fan wait 50-plus years to head down to Clearwater to see his favorite team at spring training? The brutal truth: There’s no logical answer to that. None whatsoever. The good news: this diehard fan, who’s been alive for more than 4,000 of the Phils’ MLB-record 10,741 losses, finally made it down to Clearwater in March …

Pete the Big Favorite for Phils’ Wall (Chet’s Take, 3-12-17)

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The Miracle on Ice in 1980.  Buster Douglas over Mike Tyson in 1990. Villanova shocking Georgetown in 1985. We would add another monumental upset to that list this spring if anyone other than Pete Rose is announced as the Phillies’ 2017 Wall of Fame inductee. There are 10 players on the fan ballot that’s up and running on phillies.com thru …