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12/22/09 3:50 PM EST

Phillies Alumni holiday favorites

In the spirit of the holidays, two questions were posed to members of the Phillies Alumni:

What is your favorite Christmas carol and what was your favorite toy as a child?

Steve Bedrosian:
Carol: "When did Santa start hitting left-handed?" (Heard of it?)
Toy: Baseball glove

Jim Bunning
"Silent Night"
Baseball glove

Larry Bowa
"Silent Night"
Baseball glove

Bob Dernier
Any carol sung by Karen Carpenter
Kangaroo leather baseball glove and ejector James Bond car

Gene Garber
"Away In A Manger"
Every year, dad gave my 2 brothers and me a brand new official ML baseball that had to last until next Christmas

Dallas Green
"Ave Maria"
Toy soldiers

Ricky Jordan
"Little Drummer Boy"
Tyco electric race car set

Jim Kaat
"Silent Night"
Foto electric football game

Greg Luzinski
"Santa Claus Is Coming To Town"
Chicago Bears football helmet and uniform

Mickey Morandini
"Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"
Baseball glove

Dickie Noles
"Silent Night"
Don't remember the name but it was a complete car dash

Randy Ready
"Away In A Manger"
Schwinn stingray bike

Robin Roberts
"White Christmas"
Baseball glove and basketball

Mike Rogodzinski
"Christmas" by Percy Faith Chorus
B17 bomber

Mike Schmidt
"O Come All Ye Faithful"
Fanner 50 cap gun

Kevin Stocker
"Deck The Halls"
Bionic man toy

Tony Taylor
"O Holy Night"
Baseball bat, ball and glove

Kent Tekulve
"There's No Place Like Home For The Holidays"

Wayne Twitchell
"Angels We Have Heard on High"
Daisy BB gun

Del Unser
"I'll Be Home For Christmas"
Schwinn bicycle

David West
"Here Comes Santa Claus"
Hot wheels set. It was awesome.


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