Chase Utley’s career is coming to an end , and we remember his greatest moments as a Phillies legend
The saying is that all good things must come to an end and that is true in the sports world as well. Chase Utley, the best second baseman in Phllies’ history, will announce his retirement at the end of this season.
Likely a strong Hall of Fame candidate before injuries derailed his path, Utley will be a Phllies’ Wall of Famer in the near future. While there are too many great moments to mention, here are the top five moments in Utley’s career.
Chase Utley “you are the man”,
As said by Harry Kalas after Utley scored from second on a ground out to first against the Braves on August 9, 2006. Utley has been “the man” ever since.
Utley’s two home run game in return to Philadelphia
Playing in Philadelphia for the first time after being traded to the Dodgers, Utley received a 90-second standing ovation leading off the game. Not disappointing the fans, he hit two home runs in the game, including a grand slam. Beloved by the fans, he received a standing ovation and curtain calls following each home run.