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The Dirty Inning: Run over by a Reindeer

The Phillies only had one “Reindeer” in franchise history. His name was Bill.

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In the holiday episode of one of the Best Philly Podcasts of 2018, Justin and Trevor look back on the life and times of “Reindeer” Bill Killefer, a “frail piece of bric-a-brac” who spent seven years as Grover Cleveland Alexander’s best pal and battery mate with the Phillies, while hitting about as well as a literal reindeer at the plate.

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