Phillies: Power Ranking Players from the 2008 World Series Championship

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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)

Celebrating the 2008 World Series champion Philadelphia Phillies

Has it really been a decade since Brad Lidge lept into the air, since Shane Victorino flew onto a pile of players, since Chase Utley yelled that the Phillies were “World f’n Champions?”

Phillies fans waited 28 years between World Series and the city waited for a parade since the 76ers hoisted the trophy in 1983.

As we celebrate the anniversary of the 2008 World Series, we look back at the legends who built this team and made it a champion. From the MVP candidates to the scrubs who played a handful of games, we rate the most important players to the Phillies 2008 World Series championship.

Individual stats, leadership, awards, and other memorable moments helped solidify these rankings, from number 40 to number 1 in the greatest Phillies of the 2008 World Series championship.

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