The Odyssey of the 2022 Phillies

A long-time college president returns home from her own professional journey to find the Phillies creating a mythic framework for hope

By Elaine Maimon

Will Walt Whitman Be In The Phillies Lineup Tonight?

According to the team’s unlikeliest fan, Penn Professor Sarah Gronningsater, he already is — spiritually. Because of all the sports, only baseball reveals America to itself.

By Larry Platt

Your City Defined: Philly’s Weirdest Sports Superstitions

Wanna win another World Series or Super Bowl, Philadelphia? Don’t plan a parade, build a William Penn-less skyscraper, or turn the economy around

By J.P. Romney

The Fix: Philly Leaders — Be more like the Eagles … and the Phillies

Philadelphia's pro teams' success comes from honest teamwork ... How about some of that from City Hall? (Looking at you, Johnson and Parker.)

By Larry Platt

The Phillies Strikeout

Half the team is unvaccinated. Here's why Phillies manager Joe Girardi has failed the test of leadership by saying it's a "personal choice."

By Larry Platt

Phillies Strat-O-Matic Season: Gargano Gets Real

Thanks to the iconic board game Strat-O-Matic Baseball, The Philadelphia Citizen is bringing you the simulated box scores of your Phillies’ 2020 season

Guest Commentary: Best Game Ever

A Philadelphia father recreates a birthday trip to Citizens Bank Park for his baseball-crazy 10-year-old

By Mike Wang

Citizen Sports: Play Ball!

Storied sports board company Strat-O-Matic is simulating the 2020 baseball season. Now, in order to capture a semblance of normalcy, we are, too.

By Larry Platt