A group to discuss the long history of the Phillies.
The 1894 Phillies hold the record for the highest team batting average at .350.
Sam Thompson, Ed Delahanty and Billy Hamilton each hit over .400 that year.
By the way, the best hitting team in major league history finished 1894 in 4th place.
Phillie Hall of Famer Eppa Rixey’s birthday was May 3rd.
In 1916 Eppa went 22-10 with a 1.85 ERA for the Phillies.
Gravvy Cravath led the league in Homeruns 6 times in the years 1913-1919.