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September 10, 2015

Ruben Amaro Jr. is gone ... and Phillies fans rejoice on Twitter

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Ruben Amaro's tenure as Phillies GM has come to an end.

There are few things as entertaining as social media following the announcement of some kind of major news.

Throw in a frustrated fan base and a much maligned general manager, and what you get is nothing short of gold. Here's a look at some of the best Twitter reactions to the news that Ruben Amaro Jr. is out as Phillies GM.

And there's the GIF/meme/video category:

Then we have the ones that poked fun at Ruben for his failed moves:

Others were more nostalgic:

And of course, some were more serious... 

Finally, some were left already looking to the future in a way only Phillies fans can:


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