William "Kid" Gleason, a native of Camden, N.J., had two stints with the Phillies, and they were very different. Gleason got the nickname because of his 5-foot-7 stature and 158-pound frame.
RF Chuck Klein was the first Phillies player to be named National League MVP. Happened in 1931 when he led NL in runs (121), RBI (121), home runs (31) and slugging percentage (.584). Oh, and he hit .337. (Baseball Hall of Fame photo)
A historical look at the dates of November 11-17
November 13, 2000
Former Mayor John F. Street announces that the new Phillies ballpark and Eagles stadium will be located in the Sports Complex.
November 13, 2008
2B Chase Utley wins his third straight NL Silver Slugger Award.
November 16, 2010
RHP Roy Halladay wins the National League Cy Young Award, becoming the fifth pitcher to win the award in each league.
November 17, 1981
3B Mike Schmidt becomes the eighth player in major league history to win consecutive MVP Awards.