Are you getting rained on right now? Check out what's going on down at Philly Sports History this week:
- Did you know that legendary asshole Ty Cobb got his 4,000th hit while a member of the Philadelphia A's? Everything you need to know about Philly and the 3,000 hit club.
- Horace Fogel was a crazy ass dude who took over the Phillies, changed their uniforms to green and white, changed the team name to the Live Wires, and was convinced that the whole league was in on a huge conspiracy to make the Phillies look bad,
- Ed Bouchee seemed destined for greatness...until he started hanging around schoolyards.
- The Phils and the Red Sox could meet up in this year's World Series. They've met there before...in 1915, when Babe Ruth was a pitcher for the Red Sox. Here's the story of that Series, complete with some cool ass 1915 photos.