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2003 Philadelphia Phillies season

2003 Philadelphia Phillies
Major league affiliations
2003 information
Owner(s) Bill Giles
General manager(s) Ed Wade
Manager(s) Larry Bowa
Local television WPSG
CSN Philadelphia
Local radio WPEN
(Harry Kalas, Larry Andersen, Chris Wheeler, Scott Graham, John Kruk)
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The 2003 Philadelphia Phillies season was the 121st season in the history of the franchise. The Phillies finished in third-place in the National League East, 15 games behind the Atlanta Braves, and five games behind the 2003 World Series champion Florida Marlins, who were the NL's wild-card winner. The Phillies were managed by their former shortstop Larry Bowa, as they played their final season of home games at Veterans Stadium, before moving the club to Citizens Bank Park in 2004.


  • December 2, 2002: David Bell was signed as a Free Agent with the Philadelphia Phillies.[1]
  • December 6, 2002: Jim Thome signed as a Free Agent with the Philadelphia Phillies.
  • December 7, 2002: Dan Plesac was signed as a Free Agent with the Philadelphia Phillies.[2]
  • March 29, 2003: Wayne Gomes was signed as a Free Agent with the Philadelphia Phillies.[3]

Regular season

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB
Atlanta Braves 101 59 .623 --
Florida Marlins 91 71 .562 10
Philadelphia Phillies 86 76 .531 15
Montreal Expos 83 79 .512 18
New York Mets 66 95 .410 34½

Game Log

  Phillies win
  Phillies loss
Bold Phillies team member
2003 Game Log[4]
Overall Record: 86–76


2003 Philadelphia Phillies
Pitchers Catchers



Other batters



Player stats


Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In [5]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Abreu, BobbyBobby Abreu 158 577 173 .300 20 101
Bell, DavidDavid Bell 85 297 58 .195 4 37
Burrell, PatPat Burrell 146 522 109 .209 21 64
Byrd, MarlonMarlon Byrd 135 495 150 .303 7 45
Ledee, RickyRicky Ledee 121 255 63 .247 13 46
Lieberthal, MikeMike Lieberthal 131 508 159 .313 13 81
Perez, TomasTomas Perez 125 298 79 .265 5 33
Polanco, PlacidoPlacido Polanco 122 492 142 .289 14 63
Pratt, ToddTodd Pratt 43 125 34 .272 4 20
Rollins, JimmyJimmy Rollins 156 628 165 .263 8 62
Thome, JimJim Thome 159 578 154 .266 47 131
Utley, ChaseChase Utley 43 134 32 .239 2 21

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Red Barons
International League Marc Bombard
AA Reading Phillies Eastern League Greg Legg
A Clearwater Phillies Florida State League Roly de Armas
A Lakewood BlueClaws South Atlantic League Buddy Biancalana
Short-Season A Batavia Muckdogs New York–Penn League Luis Meléndez
Rookie GCL Phillies Gulf Coast League Rubén Amaro, Sr.


External links

  • 2003 Philadelphia Phillies season at Baseball Reference

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