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Jeff Francoeur Teaches Campers Golden Glove Worthy Throw

[blog_gallery/] Campers ventured behind the scenes in the Diamond Club Level of Citizens Bank Park where they met Phillies #3, Jeff Francoeur! Francoeur is a strong right fielder, known for his powerful throwing arm in the outfield. From his personal experience,...
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Carlos Ruiz Meets the Academy!

[blog_gallery/] Carlos Ruiz caught his fourth no-hitter of his career on Saturday and tied the Major League record! He caught for Cole Hamels' last game with the Phillies, and spoke about this experience today with our Academy campers. Ruiz gave campers...
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The Story of Two “Campers” Becoming Co-Workers: Part II

Coach Nick began his Phillies Baseball Academy journey as camper when he was just 7 years old. In the summer of 2002, he returned to Phillies Baseball Academy’s campsite in Wilmington, DE, which is where he met Coach Joe! Phillies...
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Campers Meet Phillies Interim Manager, Pete Mackanin!

[blog_gallery/] Campers were astonished today when they walked into the Phillies official batting cages, and Interim Manager, Pete Mackanin, was waiting for them! Despite a long flight back to Philadelphia from Toronto last night, Mackanin's enthusiasm and energy was unwavering. The last time...
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The Story of Two “Campers” Becoming Co-Workers: Part I

This story begins back in 2001 when Coach Joe, his two cousins, and a friend decided to switch up their yearly Phillies game get-together and live the dream of playing at Phillies Phantasy Camp. Coach Joe had the opportunity of a...
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Domonic Brown: thoughts on believing in yourself as a player

"Every batter has their own unique style." This is what Phillies outfielder, Domonic Brown, told our Phillies Baseball Academy campers yesterday during their trip to the park. Domonic believes that every player should have a special routine they perform to...
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A Day At The Ballpark: Bullpen Edition

[blog_gallery/] Today, campers had a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet Phillies Coach, Rod Nichols! Coach Nichols, who was named Phillies bullpen coach in 2012, gave campers insight to what life is like in the Phillies bullpen. Campers had the chance to ask...
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General Manager, AJ Miller, Guest Coaches at Camp

With an enthusiastic smile on his face, the General Manager of Phillies Baseball Academy, AJ Miller, guest coached the Single A division today! AJ had an extremely successful career playing Division I baseball at Lafayette College where he won a slew...
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Phillies Phandom from Los Angeles To Philles Baseball Academy!

Being 3,000 miles away does not stop Phillies Baseball Academy camper, Dylan, from being a great Phillies phan! Dylan is extremely enthusiastic, and a very dedicated Phillies Baseball Academy camper. So dedicated that he traveled all the way from Los...
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