(WHTM) – If you’ve ever wanted your own World Series ring, one from the Philadelphia Phillies 2008 championship is hitting the auction block. Former Phillies starting pitcher Jamie Moyer is auctioning a ring that was presented to him in addition to his original player’s ring. The ring weighs approximately 81.26 grams, is made of 14-karat gold and has the raised Phillies “P” atop a ruby inlay surrounded by diamonds.
Jamie Moyer has the best 2008 Phillies World Series story. Former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and Pennsylvania native Jamie Moyer grew up watching the Phillies and their minor-league affiliate in Reading and dreaming of becoming one of them. Ironically, his MLB debut would come against the Phillies, when he beat them...
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It’s a youth baseball tradition older than even Jamie Moyer: Passing the hat. The dollar bills and change collected from the crowd raise a little extra money to buy equipment, pay the umpires or for whatever. Moyer, the former big league pitcher whose career ended a decade ago when...
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I had intended to write this series in chronological order, oldest to most recent, and I thought I’d done so until a commenter in one of the articles (and I apologize, I cannot find that as I write this) pointed out that this one hadn’t appeared when it should have.
Hall of Famer Andre Dawson and former Philadelphia Phillies Jamie Moyer and Ricky Bottalico will be the keynote speakers for the 60th annual Reading Hot Stovers Banquet on Jan. 20 at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Reading. Doors open at 5 p.m., with a cocktail hour starting at 5:15.