Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?
Jim Rome, host of Rome on CBS Sports Network and The Jim Rome Show on the radio joined CBS Local Sports to give his take on the biggest topics in the major sports.
Ryan White was hit Aug. 4 outside AT&T Park after seeing the Phillies shut out the San Francisco Giants. He sustained a brain injury, lacerated liver and broken bones and spent 11 days in a San Francisco hospital before being transported to one in Philadelphia.
Radio talk host Tony Bruno has managed to do what so many people in his occupation love to do: put themselves in the middle of the conversation. One would hope that this time, Bruno wishes it were not so.
Cole Hamels pitched a seven-hitter for his first win in two weeks and the Philadelphia Phillies won their season-high ninth in a row, beating the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Saturday.
The San Francisco Giants were one win away from knocking off the two-time National League champion Philadelphia Phillies and advancing to the World Series.
Facing elimination, Roy Halladay and the visiting Philadelphia Phillies look to prevent Tim Lincecum and the Giants from reaching the World Series in Game 5 on Thursday.
Juan Uribe hit a game-ending sacrifice fly off reliever Roy Oswalt with one out in the ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants moved within one win of the World Series, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 Wednesday night for a 3-1 lead in the NL championship series.
Cody Ross and Aubrey Huff hit RBI singles in the fourth inning against Cole Hamels and Matt Cain shut down Philadelphia to help San Francisco Giants take a 2-1 lead in the NLCS with a 3-0 win over the Phillies in Game 3 Tuesday.
Roy Oswalt pitched eight dominant innings, Jimmy Rollins drove in four runs and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Francisco Giants 6-1 Sunday night.