How the Phillies pulled it off

BY foxsports • November 3, 2008

The Philadelphia Phillies, for just the second time in their 125-year history, are world champs.

The American League may have been the better league, and the Tampa Bay Rays may have been the better team, but it's the Phillies who are left hoisting the trophy and spraying the bubbly. Fans of the game--some joyous over this turn of events, some disappointed, and some merely stunned--are left wondering how it all came to pass. How, after all, did the Phillies pull off the upset? Here's how ...



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