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The Dirty Inning: You’ve got to take it as it Slocumb’s

In the bottom of the ninth, the Phillies didn’t win the game. In the top of the tenth, they lost it.

Heathcliff Slocumb

It was 1995, baseball was recovering from a strike, the Phillies were realizing they might be good, and humanity was grappling with the dawn of the internet. The Phillies were hosting the Padres as part of a lengthy home stand and, on a Sunday afternoon, offered from free baseball to their fans thanks to a 4-4 tie.

Justin and Trevor dive into the story of Heathcliff Slocumb, the 1995 Phillies, and all the fear of “getting too online” permeating mid-nineties Philadelphia in the latest episode of your favorite Phillies history/baseball horror podcast, The Dirty Inning.