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Andy MacPhail ’76, Philadelphia Phillies president of baseball operations, addresses Dickinsonians whom he recently hosted for a baseball game at Citizens Bank Park. Photo by Carl Socolow '77.

Dickinsonians gather for Phillies Game at Citizens Bank Park

Nearly 60 Dickinsonians recently gathered to watch the Philadelphia Phillies take on the Colorado Rockies at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia.

Hosted by Andy MacPhail ’76, president of baseball operations for the Phillies, the event brought together a select group of alumni including MacPhail's close friends, Fred Keller ’76 and Michael Mandaglio ’77, as well as Alumni Council President Michael Donnelly ’02, Young Park ’87—who brought along his wife and son, James Park '20—and Dickinson trustees John Jones III ’77 and Bill Mueller ’73.

MacPhail

Andy MacPhail '76 (center) poses with his friends, Fred Keller ’76 (left) and Michael Mandaglio ’77 (right). Photo by Carl Socolow '77.

From Dickinson, Interim President Neil Weissman, Vice President for College Advancement Kirk Swenson, and Director of Athletics Joe Giunta made the trip to watch the Phillies defeat the Rockies 10-6.

Neil Weissman

Interim President Neil Weissman chats with Charles “Chaz” Donaghy ’99 during the event. Photo by Carl Socolow '77.

Upcoming events in the region include the a stop on Dickinson's Presidential Listening Tour, Tuesday, Sept. 27. For more information about Dickinson activities in the Philadelphia area, visit Dickinson's Philadelphia Regional Community webpage.

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View a gallery of photos from the event.
 

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Published September 2, 2016