Joined: Jan 8, 2018
Bill Zeltman has been a Phillies fans his entire life. As an 8 year old he fell in love with baseball and the Phillies when they won the 1980 World Series. He has had season tickets most of his life and continues to be an avid fan.He has sat in the stands for many milestone games and events including Pete Rose passing Stan Musial as the National League all time hits leader, Steve Carlton becoming the all time strikeout leader, Joe Morgan’s 40th birthday where he hit 2 homeruns, the 1983 playoffs and World Series, the game where Al Holland became the Phillies single season leader in saves, the 26-7 drubbing of the Mets in 1985, Terry Mulholland and Kevin Millwood’s no hitters at Veteran’s Stadium, the game in May of 1989 when Steve Jeltz hit a homerun from both sides of the plate, the game where Steve Bedrosian became the Phillies single season saves leader, many of the great games of 1993 including the latest game in history where Mitch Williams won the second game of a double header at 4:43am, the last game at Veteran’s Stadium, many great games in 2008 including a 20 run game, the NL East clinching game, Jamie Moyer’s shutout making him the oldest pitcher in history to record a shutout, Roy Halladay’s no hitter in the 2010 NLDS, and a plethora of great games from 2007-2011.Bill began writing in high school and became the editor of his high school newspaper and was an editor of a publication produced at his college. In 2007, he began writing Phightin’ Phils Phorum which has evolved into a new media company called MTRMedia.com. Bill continues to enjoy writing about his Phillies on That Balls Outta Here. He has cohosted a weekly Phillies radio show called Philly Baseball Beat since 2010 and does YouTube rants under the name Billy the Philly Fan.Bill is from South Jersey and grew up right outside of Atlantic City. He played baseball avidly and collected autographs when he was younger. He has close to 400 displayed at a pub in his home. He enjoys golfing, the beach, boardwalk, boating, working out, running, cooking, and of course baseball and the Phillies.