2011 Phils Winter Banquet a Success!

The snow seems to be hitting Reading today, but last night, there was something else that hit Reading — the 2011 Phillies Winter Banquet.


The event, which raises money for Baseballtown Charities, was filled with fans eager to hear about their beloved Phillies. And, thanks to distinguished guests such as Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, Hall-of-Famer Ryne Sandberg, Phillies Assistant GM Benny Looper, Phillies Assistant GM Scott Proefrock, TV voice Tom McCarthy, and 40-man roster member Matt Rizzotti, fans were able to leave with a great hope for the 2011 season.

As for media, well they flocked to the event as well. There were many stories to be told.

Check out some of the great coverage from last night’s event! Enjoy!

Media Coverage:

Rich Hofmann, Philly Daily Newshttp://www.philly.com/dailynews/columnists/rich_hofmann/20110126_Rich_Hofmann__Banquets_a_labor_of_love_for_Phillies__Manuel.html

Rich Scarcella, Reading Eaglehttp://readingeagle.com/article.aspx?id=282028

Brian Smith, Reading Eaglehttp://readingeagle.com/article.aspx?id=282029

Brian Smith, Reading Eagle, http://readingeagle.com/article.aspx?id=282037

Leroy Boyer, Pottsville Republican Heraldhttp://republicanherald.com/sports/manuel-no-worries-1.1095624

Jeff Schuler, Morning Callhttp://articles.mcall.com/2011-01-25/sports/mc-rizzotti-0125-20110125_1_matt-rizzotti-steve-noworyta-prospective-manager

Mandy Housenick, Morning Callhttp://www.mcall.com/sports/baseball/phillies/mc-philliesbanquet-0125-20110125,0,3619316.story

Mandy Housenick, Phillies Files Blog

Dennis Weller, Pottstown Mercuryhttp://www.pottstownmercury.com/articles/2011/01/25/sports/doc4d3f9e8a77036769391081.txt

Don Scott, Lebanon Daily Newshttp://www.ldnews.com/sports/ci_17198276



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