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#TruckDay on Friday! Phillies Pack Up for Spring Training & Head to Clearwater

Pitchers & catchers first official workout on Thursday, February 18

The Phillies are gearing up for the first road trip of 2016. On Friday, Feb. 12, the Phillies are packing up Citizens Bank Park and heading south for Spring Training at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida.

  • The extensive undertaking will start early that morning outside the Phillies clubhouse, as dozens of Phillies employees load thousands of items onto the Phillies' 53-foot equipment truck.
  • Once the final item is loaded, the truck will be on its way - with help from the Phillie Phanatic and Phillies Ballgirls.
  • The Phillies' equipment truck will travel 1,058 miles, passing through eight states, before being unloaded at its final destination of Bright House Field on Sunday, February 14 (Valentine's Day) - just four days before the first official workout for Phillies pitchers and catchers.

SAMPLING OF WHAT'S GOING ON THE TRUCK:

The Phillies are gearing up for the first road trip of 2016. On Friday, Feb. 12, the Phillies are packing up Citizens Bank Park and heading south for Spring Training at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida.

  • The extensive undertaking will start early that morning outside the Phillies clubhouse, as dozens of Phillies employees load thousands of items onto the Phillies' 53-foot equipment truck.
  • Once the final item is loaded, the truck will be on its way - with help from the Phillie Phanatic and Phillies Ballgirls.
  • The Phillies' equipment truck will travel 1,058 miles, passing through eight states, before being unloaded at its final destination of Bright House Field on Sunday, February 14 (Valentine's Day) - just four days before the first official workout for Phillies pitchers and catchers.

SAMPLING OF WHAT'S GOING ON THE TRUCK:

  • 10,000 12 oz POWERADE cups
  • 2,400 baseballs
  • 2,000 short and long sleeve shirts
  • 1,200 bats
  • 600 pair of pants
  • 600 batting practice hats
  • 450 pair of socks
  • 350 pair of shorts
  • 250 batting practice tops
  • 200 fleeces
  • 200 light jackets
  • 150 pair of batting gloves
  • 140 batting helmets
  • 125 leather and elastic belts
  • 75 assorted spike, plastic and turf shoes
  • 40 heavy jackets
  • 25 sets of golf clubs
  • 20 coolers and a half pallet of POWERADE mix
  • 6 bikes
  • 1 Phanatic hot dog launcher
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