Top 10 relievers in Philadelphia Phillies franchise history

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 29: Catcher Carlos Ruiz #51 and Brad Lidge #54 of the Philadelphia Phillies celebrate after recording the final out of their 4-3 win to win the World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays during the continuation of game five of the 2008 MLB World Series on October 29, 2008 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 29: Catcher Carlos Ruiz #51 and Brad Lidge #54 of the Philadelphia Phillies celebrate after recording the final out of their 4-3 win to win the World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays during the continuation of game five of the 2008 MLB World Series on October 29, 2008 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) /
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PHILADELPHIA – APRIL 15: A statue of Phillies great Mike Schmidt looms over the crowd, with the back drop of rubble from the remains of a demolished Veterans Stadium, as fans enter the park as the Philadelphia Phillies host the Cincinnati Reds for MLB action at Citizens Bank Park on April 15, 2004 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) /

8- Ron Reed (1976-1983)

Reed was a two-sport athlete, having also played in the NBA for the Detroit Pistons. On the mound, Reed was a mainstay in middle to late relief. He pitched in 100 or more innings out of the pen four consecutive seasons from 1976-1979, winning 31 games and posting an ERA of 2.85. He was part of the World Series championship team of 1980 and won 9 games in relief for the 1983 National League championship team.

7- Al Holland (1983-1985)

Holland, known as “Mr T” during his short time with the Phillies, was a reliable and sometimes dominating closer for the 1983 National League championship team. He pitched to a 2.24 ERA in 1983, was an All-Star in 1984 and tallied 54 saves. Holland appeared in only three games with the Phillies in 1985 before being traded to the Pirates.

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