Just the 'facts

Posted: July 15, 2010

A look at artifacts in the Hall of Fame with connections to current Phillies:

PLAYERS

Joe Blanton: Bat used to homer in Game 4 of the 2008 World Series.

Roy Halladay: Cap and game ball from his 2010 perfect game.

Cole Hamels: Jersey worn during Game 5 that clinched 2008 World Series (named series MVP).

Ryan Howard: Jersey worn in 2006 when he hit 58 homers.

Brad Lidge: Cap and game ball from 2008 World Series Game 5; Astros cap worn during a six-pitcher no-hitter in 2003.

Jamie Moyer: Ball signed by the only five Mariners pitchers to start a game in 2003 (Moyer, Ryan Franklin, Freddy Garcia, Gil Meche, Joel Pineiro).

Placido Polanco: Glove worn in 2007 when he went a full season with no errors (683 chances) for Tigers.

Jimmy Rollins: Helmet worn in 2005 season finale when he extended his hitting streak to 36; spikes worn in 2007 when he had at least 20 doubles, triples and homers.

Carlos Ruiz: Batting helmet from the 2008 World Series.

Chase Utley: Spikes worn during his 35-game hit streak in 2006; jersey worn in 2007 with John Vukovich (VUK) memorial patch; jersey worn during the 2009 World Series (tied record with five home runs).

Jayson Werth: Spikes worn during the 2008 World Series.

COACHES

Davey Lopes: Bat from 1986 when he was with Houston.

Sam Perlozzo: Baltimore jersey from 2006 with a memorial patch for former Orioles catcher Elrod Hendricks.

Contact info: National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown, N.Y.

Phone: 888-Hall-Of-Fame

Web: www.BaseballHallOfFame.org

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