47 – Larry Andersen (1993)
Larry Andersen started his Major League career in 1975 with the Cleveland Indians, appearing in three games as a 22-year old. He spent most of the next four seasons in the minor leagues, making only 19 appearances with the Indians.
After two seasons in Seattle, Andersen began his first tour of duty with the Phillies at the end of July of 1983. He appeared in 17 games the rest of the way with a 2.39 ERA. In 148 games through May 1986, Andersen had a solid ERA of 3.15.
From the middle of 1986 through 1992, Andersen pitched for the Red Sox, Astros and Padres, twice posting season ERA under two. In his first year back for the 1993 NL Championship team, Andersen baffled hitters as a 40-year old. In 64 games, he pitched to a 2.92 ERA, striking out 67 in 61 1/3 innings pitched.
Andersen played one more season, appearing in 29 games in 1994. He retired with a 3.15 ERA and 49 saves in 699 career games.
There was one more season left in Andersen’s arm, appearing in 29 games during the strike-shortened 1994 season. He retired with 40 wins, 49 saves, and an ERA of 3.15 ERA in 699 games.
48 – Shane Rawley (1985)
Shane Rawley was a seven-year Major League veteran when the Phillies acquired him from the Yankees in exchange for Marty Bystrom and Keith Hughes on June 30, 1984. He contributed right away, posting a record of 10-6 in 18 starts the rest of the season with an ERA of 3.81.
In 1985, Rawley was a top of the line starter particularly with Steve Carlton showing age and battling injury problems. Rawley won 13 against 8 losses with an ERA of 3.18, completing six games in 36 starts with 198 2/3 innings. After a strong start in 1986, Rawley made his first and only All-Star team. He finished the season with a record of 11-7 with an ERA of 3.54 over 23 starts.
Rawley set a career-high in wins with 17 in 1987, logged 229 2/3 innings, but had a pedestrian ERA of 4.39. A sharp decline in production saw Rawley win only 8 of 24 decisions in 1988, despite throwing nearly 200 innings.
In five seasons with the Phillies, Rawley went 59-48 with 24 complete games and an ERA of 3.88.