Are Philadelphia Phillies fans too hard on their baseball team?
Who doesn’t get goosebumps when Harry Kalas thrills his faithful Phillie fans with an “that ball’s Outta Heeee-re!” homerun call? Who doesn’t get a good chuckle whenever they see the Phillie Phanatic put a hex on an opposing player or coach? And, who among us senses that we are looking at a legend in the making with one of our all-time Philly favorites, Chase Utley? Phillies phans will never change. We love our ‘Fightin’ Phils.’ We boo ’em when we think they’re dogging it and cheer madly when we see them giving it their all. Aaron Rowand will forever be immortalized as the player who took one for the team against everyone’s hated rival, Mets. It doesn’t matter what he does here on out. He sacrificed his noggin to win a game. That dedication is what phans want from every player. Jimmy Rollins dazzles us with the bat and glove. Shane Victorino wows us on the base paths. Ryan Howard amazes us with his pure anti-steroid power. Cole Hamels baffles and delights us with his unpredictable chan