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my reporting career starts intersecting with World Series baseball — twice — why wouldn’t I keep coming across Phillies theme songs?
Ill State of Mind by NeeKo ft. Deanie Marie, as I previously shared.
Goin’ Back to Philadelphia, PA- A Tribute to the Phillies by Bobby Burnett
This is played in the ballpark after a Phillies home win
Fightin’ Phils by Richie Rosati 2008
Fightin Phils Anthem – Tone Love
Parading Down Broad Street
“ Phillies Go Hard” by Jakk Frost
paid by Metro to parade around a rainy Center City Philadelphia last Wednesday wearing a Yankees hat, ahead of their World Series matchup with the Phillies, who won that first battle.
Diane Allman took a second glance at the only piece of Yankees memorabilia for sale at the Moell’s at 16th and Chestnut streets, turning up her nose at the Derek Jeter shirt. [
See how the clip appeared in print
here, and check that Thursday New York edition, which ran the experience of a reporter who dressed as a Phillies fan in Manhattan.
It’s one of those
experiences that remind you why freelance writing can be a sweet gig. Below some background and extras from the story.
Continue reading Metro: A Yankees fan roaming Center City
Second page of Philadelphia and New York editions of Metro on Oct. 28, 2009.
As I normally do for a story, last Monday I
publicized on Twitter and Facebook and my instant-message status and through e-mail that I needed sources for a story for Metro, the free daily newspaper with editions in Philadelphia, New York City and Boston.
Looking for Yankee fans living in Philly and Phillies fans living in NYC for a story. Who can help me out? [ Source]
Just a few hours later, after wading through the responses, I had more than a dozen examples and more trickling in.
Last Wednesday, the day that the Phillies would win the first game of the World Series against the New York Yankees, I had a small package on the rivalry’s fandom, highlighted by small profiles of three fans in each city that cheered for the opposing team.
Like pictured above, see how the print version looked in Philadelphia and in New York. As always, below some background and extras that weren’t fit to print.
Continue reading Metro Phillies World Series package: Fans in the wrong city and best bars