Justin and Trev walk the filthy, cobblestone streets of 1883 Philadelphia as they go all the way back to the first game--and loss--of the Phillies franchise. A late inning defeat, a series of blown calls by young umpire A.F. Odlin, and a “discourteous” opponent all set the Phillies (or “Quakers”) on track for their 10,919 losses... and counting.
The Dirty Inning: Odlin, enough
In the first game in Phillies history, umpire A.F. Odlin learned how Philadelphia responded to blown calls.