Episode 64: Dollop: The Fans of Philadelphia

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Bleeding in a winter wonderland…
–Gareth

1876 Mitchell Map of PhiladelphiaFirst black player hired for the Phillies: Dick Miller
 
Santa harrassment at Eagles game covered by Snopes. Verdict: True
Philly booed Santa, but Santa still smiles: Espn.com: video interview with Frank Olivo
 
 
 
Philadelphia Quakers (Flyers) 1930-1931 season program
 
Official sites:

 

It's safe to say that the Phanatic is making an obscene gesture.
It’s safe to say that the Phanatic is making an obscene gesture.
Ow. Ow!
Ow. Ow! Now imagine them hurled from the nosebleed seats.
 
This kid purposely threw up on a cop's children, because his friend was ejected from the stadium. That's a mug shot to treasure.
This kid purposely threw up on a cop’s children, because his friend was ejected from the stadium. That’s a mug shot to treasure.
Band names from this episode:

  • Batteries in Flight
  • That Ain’t Santa
  • Leg Subway Ride
  • The 700 Level
  • General Strangeness
  • Wheelchair Keg

 
 

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