Making The Best of Bad Baseball: The Phillies Fan’s Perspective
“We love Philly sports, and we love Philadelphia. It’s called The City Of Brotherly Love; regardless of whether we're doing good or not, it's still love.” - Jamel Major, 29, of Conshohocken, PA
The 2017 Philadelphia Phillies aren’t your typical bad baseball team; not only are they the worst iteration of the Phillies in recent memory, but with a predicted end-of-season record of 51-111, they also stand to be one of the worst teams in modern times. How does such a status impact life at Citizens Bank Park, and the views, literal and figurative, of the fans, who stick with the team, for better or worse?