Phillies: Top Five Second Basemen in Franchise History

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Throughout the 134-year history of the Philadelphia Phillies, there have been numerous good players manning the second base position.Here we name the top five second basemen in team history.

5- Mickey Morandini (1990 -1997, 2000)

Mickey Morandini became a starter in 1992 and was one of the key pieces in the 1993 team that defied odds to win the National League Championship. He was an All-Star in 1995 when he hit .283 with 34 doubles. Morandini posted a career-high 26 stolen bases in 1996 and career-high 40 doubles with a .295 average in 1997.

Always a plus defensive player, Mickey Morandini posted three seasons with a fielding percentage of .990 or higher.  He was traded to the Cubs for Doug Glanville following the 1997 season and returned to the Phillies in 2000, batting .252 in 91 games.

Mickey Morandini ranks fifth in team history among second basemen in hits, sixth in runs, stolen bases, and triples.

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