There's already a baby named after Rhys
During the Phillies' most recent run of playoff teams, a clear phenomenon took place in the Philadelphia area: Babies were named Cole and Chase with a higher frequency. As a result of Chase Utley hustling his way into Philadelphia's collective heart and Cole Hamels pitching his way to a World Series MVP Award in 2008, all of a sudden parents were naming their newborn children after them.
It appears Rhys Hoskins' early-career home run binge has already inspired the latest trend in how Phillies fans name their children.
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Here's hoping that Brantley Schival adopts the less traditional "B. Rhys Schival" as his preferred moniker -- a possibility that becomes more likely with each Hoskins dinger.