Tip-Off for 9/6/12 (featuring Jay-Z): Jimmy Rollins: Soul of the Phillies

Posted in Blogroll on September 6th, 2012 by Ron Glover

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Philly’s longest tenured athlete has been the Phils’ catalyst for over a decade…

On Tuesday night Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins became the fourth player in franchise history to reach 2,000 hits.

It was a bright spot for the all-star shortstop who in recent weeks was criticized and ultimately benched by manager Charlie Manuel for not “hustling” or running out a play. If you choose label Rollins as a slacker do so at your own discretion.

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