“I never quit nothing and I did not resign” Charlie Manuel at his final press conference in Philadelphia on Friday. Honored we hear with a standing Ovation leaving Maggianos Restaurant in Philly the same very evening.  Standing tall. One of the best managers in franchise history. 780-636 in 9 seasons as Phillies Manager and won five straight NL East titles from 2007-11. Ironically or not, he won his 1,000th career game as manager on Monday, Aug 12th in Atlanta.  Charlie led Philadelphia to the franchise’s 2nd World Series title in 2008(remember that!) and brought the team back to the series in ’09, when the Phils lost to the Yanks in 6 games.  Charlie will always hold a special place in our NorthDelaWHEREHappening hearts!

Here’s some of our favorite “Charlie” moments

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“I think sometimes people forget how much I love to win”

Philadelphia Phillies v Cincinnati Reds, Game 3