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What caused Philly's curse?

The roots of Philadelphia's suffering extend over 200 years -- and recent events haven't helped.

Updated: July 7, 2004, 3:56 PM ET
By Sal Paolantonio | ESPN

EDITOR'S NOTE: Page 2, along with ESPN2's "Cold Pizza," is counting down the 15 Most Tortured Sports Cities in America. This week Sal Paolantonio provides a historical look at Philadelphia's suffering, and we also have our list of the Top 10 most painful moments in Philadelphia's sports history.

PHILADELPHIA -- On a recent Friday night when somebody had dropped a sticky August evening into the middle of June, I climbed up behind Ashburn Alley at Citizens Bank Park -- the Phillies' quaint ...

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