Williamsport will no longer be a Phillies minor-league team after its move to the MLB Draft League

The career path of a Phillies player will no longer wind through Williamsport, as the Phillies have cut ties with their minor-league affiliate in Lycoming County.

Williamsport will no longer be a Phillies minor-league team after its move to the MLB Draft League

The career path of a Phillies player will no longer wind through Williamsport, as the Phillies have cut ties with their minor-league affiliate in Lycoming County.

In memory of Bob Miller: Curt Simmons and Bob Miller, the last two Phillies Whiz Kids, keep the memories alive

Bob Miller died Friday at 94. This story first appeared in August to celebrate Mr. Miller and Curt Simmons for their roles as pitchers on the Phillies Whiz Kids. We republish it to honor Mr. Miller.

In memory of Bob Miller: Curt Simmons and Bob Miller, the last two Phillies Whiz Kids, keep the memories alive

Bob Miller died Friday at 94. This story first appeared in August to celebrate Mr. Miller and Curt Simmons for their roles as pitchers on the Phillies Whiz Kids. We republish it to honor Mr. Miller.

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