Baseball is a game that is played each day for six months of every year. It becomes the fabric of our daily lives, providing many moments of groans and glee. Yet the business of the game continues year round. There are trades, free agent signings and player releases that can happen any day, regardless of the month.
About the Authors
Larry Shenk is Vice President of Alumni Affairs for the Philadelphia Phillies. He is the longest-tenured executive in Phillies history.
Allen Lewis covered the Phillies for The Philadelphia Inquirer from 1946 through 1972. He was a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame Veterans Committee from 1979 to 2000.
Don Bostrom is a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America and has covered the Phillies during thirty-five seasons for several Philadelphia newspapers.
Skip Clayton has covered sports for the ABC Radio Network for more than forty years. He is the author of 50 Phabulous Phillies and the host of Racing Wrap, a weekly radio show on WBCB in Levittown. He lives in Sellersville, Pennsylvania with his wife, Joanne.