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Why I Bleed Phillies Colors Sweepstakes

Do you bleed Phillies colors?

Do you have an extraordinary passion for the Phillies? Or an extraordinary connection? Or maybe an extraordinary Phillies story to share? We want to hear from you!

The Phillies are publishing a definitive keepsake coffee table book, The Philadelphia Phillies: An Extraordinary Tradition. Included will be essays from past and present players, coaches, managers, executives - and maybe YOU!

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