The Philadelphia Phillies are a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania based Major League Baseball team. Philadelphia Phillies are the oldest continuous, one-name, one-city franchise in all of professional American sports, dating since the year 1883. The Philadelphia Phillies are the regular member of the Eastern Division of Major League Baseball's National League. Since the year 2004, the Philadelphia Phillies’ home has been Citizens Bank Park in the South Philadelphia section of the city.
The Phillies has the success of two World Series championships, one against Kansas City in the year 1980 and the other against Tampa Bay in the year 2008. The teams’ success also includes seven National League pennants, the first of which came in the year 1915. The team has also experienced long periods of struggle, just like other and has faced it like a team. The age of the team and its history of adversity earned it the distinctive place of having lost the most games of any team in the history of American professional sports.
The franchise was established in Philadelphia in the year 1883, replacing the team from Worcester, Massachusetts. The team has played at many stadiums in the city, starting with Recreation Park and continuing at Baker Bowl; Shibe Park, which was after wards renamed Connie Mack Stadium in honor of the longtime Philadelphia Athletics manager; Veterans Stadium; and now Citizens Bank Park.