Philadelphia Phillies (MLB): The "Ruf"fled Offseason Thread
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10-13-2012, 11:36 AM
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Originally Posted by
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2008 was sold out before the Phillies won anything. In fact, Nationals tickets were still an incredibly easy buy until about June and even then, I bought really cheap seats for the Nats in September. Furthermore, a lot of the people I watched the Phillies clinch with in 2008 were long-suffering fans that had known enough heartbreak to understand what it would be like to win it. Many (certainly, not all) Nats fans weren't even paying attention to the Nats until 3 months ago.
Since 2008, yes, our bandwagon was filled to the brim.
Yeah the Phils had a few close runs where they almost snagged a wild card in the years before and finally made it in the last few games of the 07 season. Phillies had been building up to 2008, they didn't go from back to back first overall picks to best team in baseball. Nat's park was a ghost town a lot of this season, Phillies have been filling the park since Thome.
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