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April 07, 2017

Phillies will wear patch honoring Dallas Green throughout 2017 season

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Here is the Phillies patch honoring Dallas Green.

Dallas Green, who passed away a few weeks ago, managed the Phillies to their first World Series title in 1980 and then spent much of the rest of his career in the front office. And with the Phillies home opener getting underway against the Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park, the team unveiled a couple of tributes to Green.

The first is a patch that will be worn on the Phillies’ jersey sleeves all season, with the letter “D” containing the Phillies logo from 1980:

Before the game against the Nationals, the Phillies honored the memories of Green, Ruben Amaro Sr., and former MLB executive Katy Feeney:

Sylvia Green, Dallas’ widow, delivered the game ball to Phillies bench coach Larry Bowa.

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