What Happened 7 Years Ago Today? Why, the Phillies Won the World Series
It was 7 years ago today that the Phillies won their first World Series since 1980.
Game 5 of that World Series saw closer Brad Lidge come in the 9th inning on an 0-2 count and it created our Harry Kalas moment.
"The 0-2 count, swing and a miss, he struck him out!" Kalas screamed.
Yes, that happened 7 years ago.
Just 7 years later, the Phillies just finished the 2015 season as the worst team in baseball.
Utley, Rollins, Hamels are long gone playing for other teams with just Ryan Howard and Carlos Ruiz remaining.
Still, it was one of the best nights in many Phillies fans lives. Did you make it work the next day?
Here's the strikeout winning call from Harry Kalas in 2008: