Philadelphia Phillies All Time Starting Lineup

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The Philadelphia Phillies can trace their roots back to 1883. Over the years they have been known as the Philadelphia Quakers (1883-1889) and as we know them today the Philadelphia Phillies (1890-Present). The organization has made 14 playoff appearances, won 7 pennants, and 2 world championships. They have retired 7 numbers. Chuck Klein, Pete Alexander, Richie Ashburn (1), Jim Bunning (14), Mike Schmidt (20), Steve Carlton (32), and Robin Roberts (36).

Below is a lineup of the best single seasons by position. Each player is only eligible for one season so we picked their best season.

 

Catcher

Darren Daulton, 1992

Key Stats: 6.9 WAR, .270/.385/.524, 80 R, 131 H, 32 2B, 5 3B, 27 HR, 109 RBI (1st NL), 11 SB, 88 BB, .908 OPS, 1.3 dWAR, 36% CS

Awards: NL All-Star, Silver Slugger, 6th in MVP

 

First Base

Ryan Howard

Ryan Howard, 2006

Key Stats: 5.2 WAR, .313/.425/.659, 104 R, 182 H, 25 2B, 58 HR (1st NL), 149 RBI (1st NL), 108 BB, 37 IBB, 1.084 OPS, 383 TB (1st NL)

Awards: NL All-Star, Silver Slugger, NL MVP

 

Second Base

Chase Utley, 2006

Key Stats: 7.3 WAR, .309/.379/.527, 131 R (1st NL), 203 H, 40 2B, 4 3B, 32 HR, 102 RBI, 15 SB, 63 BB, .906 OPS, 347 TB, 2.1 dWAR, 18 dRS

Awards: NL All-Star, Silver Slugger, 7th in MVP

 

Third Base

Mike Schmidt

Mike Schmidt, 1980

Key Stats: 8.8 WAR, .286/.380/.624 (1st NL),104 R, 157 H, 25 2B, 8 3B, 48 HR (1st NL), 121 RBI (1st NL), 12 SB, 89 BB, 1.004 OPS (1st NL), 342 TB (1st NL), 13 SF (1st NL),1.5 dWAR

Awards: NL All-Star, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, NL MVP

 

Shortstop

Jimmy Rollins, 2007

Key Stats: 6.1 WAR, .296/.344/.531, 162 G (1st NL), 139 R (1st NL), 212 H, 38 2B, 20 3B (1st NL), 30 HR, 94 RBI, 41 SB, .875 OPS, 380 TB, 1.2 dWAR, 5 DRS

Awards: Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, NL MVP

 

Left Field

Lefty O’Doul, 1929

Key Stats: 7.4 WAR, .398 (1st NL)/.465 (1st NL)/.622,  152 R, 254 H (1st NL), 35 2B, 6 3B, 32 HR, 122 RBI, 76 BB, 1.087 OPS

Awards: 2nd in MVP

 

Center Field

Lenny Dykstra

Lenny Dykstra, 1993

Key Stats: 6.5 WAR, .305/.420/.482, 143 R (1st NL), 194 H (1st NL), 44 2B, 6 3B, 19 HR, 66 RBI, 37 SB, 129 BB (1st NL), .902 OPS, 307 TB

Awards: Silver Slugger, 2nd in MVP

 

Right Field

Chuck Klein, 1932

Key Stats: 6.6 WAR, .348/.404/.646 (1st NL), 152 R (1st NL), 226 H (1st NL), 50 2B, 15 3B, 38 HR (1st NL), 137 RBI, 20 SB (1st NL), 60 BB, 1.050 OPS (1st NL), 420 TB (1st NL)

Awards: NL MVP

 

Starting Pitcher

Steve Carlton

Steve Carlton, 1972

Key Stats: 12.1 WAR (1st NL), 27 Wins (1st NL), 1.97 ERA (1st NL), 2.01 FIP (1st NL), 30 CG (1st NL), 8 SHO, 346 1/3 IP (1st NL), 310 K (1st NL), 0.993 WHIP, 8.1 K/9, 3.56 K/BB, .207 BAA

Awards: NL All-Star, NL CY Young, 5th in MVP

 

Starting Pitcher

Pete Alexander, 1915

Key Stats: 10.9 WAR (1st NL), 31 Wins (1st NL), 1.22 ERA (1st NL), 1.82 FIP (1st NL), 36 CG (1st NL), 12 SHO (1st NL), 376 1/3 IP (1st NL), 241 K (1st NL), 0.842 WHIP (1st NL), 5.8 K/9 (1st NL), 3.77 K/BB (1st NL)

 

Starting Pitcher

Robin Roberts, 1952

Key Stats: 8.3 WAR (1st NL), 28 Wins (1st NL), 2.59 ERA, 2.82 FIP, 30 CG (1st NL), 3 SHO, 330 IP (1st NL), 148 K, 1.021 WHIP, 1.2 BB/9 (1st NL), 3.29 K/BB, .234 BAA

Awards: NL All-Star, 2nd in MVP

 

Starting Pitcher

Cliff Lee

Cliff Lee, 2011

Key Stats: 8.6 WAR, 17 Wins, 2.40 ERA, 2.60 FIP, 6 CG, 6 SHO (1st NL), 232 2/3 IP, 238 K, 1.027 WHIP, 9.2 K/9, 5.67 K/BB, .229 BAA

Awards: NL All-Star, 3rd in CY Young

 

Starting Pitcher

Jim Bunning, 1966

Key Stats: 8.9 WAR, 19 Wins, 2.41 ERA, 2.73 FIP, 16 CG, 5 SHO (1st NL), 314 IP, 252 K, 1.003 WHIP, 4.58 K/BB, .223 BAA

Awards: NL All-Star

 

Closer

Jonathan Papelbon

Jonathan Papelbon, 2014

Key Stats: 2.8 WAR, 39 SV, 2.04 ERA, 2.53 FIP, 66 G, 66 1/3 IP, 63 K, 0.905 WHIP, 8.5 K/9

 

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