In The 50 Greatest Players in Philadelphia Phillies History, sports historian Robert W. Cohen ranks the top 50 players ever to perform for one of Major League Baseball's most iconic and historic franchises. This work includes quotes from the subjects themselves and former teammates, photos, recaps of memorable performances, as well as a statistical summary of each player's career with the Phillies. The team's best are profiled here in what is sure to be a much discussed book among the Phillies' broad fan base. An added bonus is the "honorable mentions," the next 25 players who have contributed to the Phillies' astounding run as one of America's great sports teams.
ROBERT W. COHEN has published several books on baseball, football, and basketball, including The 50 Greatest Players in Boston Red Sox History, The 50 Greatest Players in Philadelphia Eagles History, and The 50 Greatest Players in New York Yankees History. He lives in Clifton, New Jersey.