With opening day just a month away, the best of all season previews is hitting store shelves. The Maple Street Press Phillies Annual 2011 has the best content available and definitely the biggest bang for your buck. This advertisement-free magazine features full roster analysis that includes player strengths and weaknesses, an interview with former Phillie Doug Glanville, an examination of Roy Halladay’s perfect game and postseason no hitter, a look at the progression of the Phils’ status as a powerhouse, a piece on Cole Hamels’ return to excellence and a career milestone countdown.
The exceptional collection of information about your favorite organization includes a 5 page article by yours truly, that tells the story of the back-to-back South Atlantic League champion Lakewood BlueClaws.
Other writers featured in this year’s MSP Phillies Annual include Peter Baker and the team from TheGoodPhight, Bill Baer of CrashburnAlley, John Finger, Matt Swartz of Baseball Prospectus and Michael Radano.
Now that The Maple Street Press Phillies Annual 2011 has begun to hit your local newsstands, pick it up. Or, if you can’t find it, because it has become the hottest selling thing since the Danys Baez “shirsey”, CLICK HERE to order it online. Filled with the best Phillies information you’ll find, the price of $12.99, for this publication that will serve as your Philadelphia baseball bible for the full season, is well worth it.
Jay Floyd is PhilliesNation’s minor league contributor. To read more from Jay, please check out his site, PhoulBallz.com.