Life and baseball collide for Manuel in Philly
PHILADELPHIA -- A baseball is round. A circle is round. But as Charlie Manuel proved Friday, on a bittersweet afternoon turned evening, it isn't always easy for that baseball to fit inside the circle of life.Charlie Manuel has managed 1,072 games in the big leagues. But he had never managed a game like this one. It was one of the most satisfying games of his managerial career. It was also the saddest. It was the day his Phillies fought to within ...
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NLCS GAME 2: PHILLIES 8, DODGERS 5
Not only was Brett Myers the winning pitcher, but he also had three hits and three RBIs as the Phillies held on to beat the Dodgers, 8-5, and take a 2-0 series lead.
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