Former Phillies great Johnny Callison, 67 died

Just a couple of days after the tragic death of Cory Lidle, the Phillies lose another member of their family. This time it's the great Johnny Callison one of the stars of the 1964 Phillies. The famous Phillies whose collapse remains legend in this town.

Career Highlights:

  • In Major League Debut with the White Sox, went 3 for 3 with 2 doubles and RBI. Was on base all 4 times at the plate.
  • 1964 All Star Game hits 3 run walk-off home run to win the all star game for the National League. MVP of the game
  • Finishes 2nd to Ken Boyer in the MVP race. Boyer's Cardinals pulled out the Pennant over the Phillies.
  • 1963 -- Hit for the Cycle
  • Twice hit 3 hr in a game
  • Summer of 1964: A Pennant Lost
    Summer of 1964: A Pennant Lost
    50 Phabulous Phillies
    50 Phabulous Phillies
    The 1964 Phillies: The Story of Baseball's Most Memorable Collapse
    The 1964 Phillies: The Story of Baseball's Most Memorable Collapse

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