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I was born and raised in Pennsylvania and I love baseball. That being said, Phillies baseball will always have a special place in my heart. I love writing about sports, talking about sports, watching sports and basically living each day as a sports enthusiast - especially baseball!
My love of the Phillies began with a visit to Veterans Stadium in May 1985. Since that day, I have suffered a lot of heartbreak, which I hope has made me a stronger (if somewhat jaded) fan. Despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, I maintain optimism that next year will be "our year." Follow me on Twitter @MikeLacy_215
17-year-old aspiring Sports Journalist and all-round Philly sports fan living in Leeds, England. Hopefully beginning an honours degree at University this fall. Go Phils, Eagles, Flyers, Sixers and Union! @olifisher on Twitter
Emily Gruver is a 15-year old sports writer/analyst/broadcaster and is the co-editor of The Sixer Sense. She also writes for That Ball's Outta Here.
While I've always been a casual fan, I've got the dubious honor of having the first day of my true Phillies obsession being Game 5 of the 2011 NLDS - it's like a bizarro, depraved, success-starved bandwagon. It's a cruel joke, but a different perspective.
A Phillies fan since the days of Danny Ozark. These eyes have seen a lot of baseball over the years. Now patiently waiting for another championship.
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