Phillies: Top five moments of Chase Utley’s career

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 21: Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies watches his throw to first as he jumps over Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers during the second inning at Dodger Stadium on April 21, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 21: Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies watches his throw to first as he jumps over Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers during the second inning at Dodger Stadium on April 21, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) /
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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.

Honorable Mention

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.

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