Championship fever: Fans line up early for first day of Phillies tix

By: Tom MacDonald

After a winter hiatus following a long awaited world championship, Phillies fever is starting to spread again. Pitchers and catchers have reported for spring training. WHYY’s Tom MacDonald made a trip to South Philadelphia to speak to some fans hoping to get tickets to home games.

By: Tom MacDonald
tmacdonald@whyy.org

After a winter hiatus following a long awaited world championship, Phillies fever is starting to spread again. Pitchers and catchers have reported for spring training. WHYY’s Tom MacDonald made a trip to South Philadelphia to speak to some fans hoping to get tickets to home games.

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Single-game tickets for the upcoming Phillies season went on sale this morning at Citizens Bank Park. Fans like Joe Camodeca got up early to recieve the coveted wristband marking ticket buyers’ spaces in line. Camodeca says he can’t wait to see the Phillies play this season after winning a world championship last year.

Camodeca: “I can’t even watch the DVD’s. I cry soon as I look at the cover. I can’t even watch the DVD’s from the World Series I start crying. I’m a huge Phillies fan.”

The game that got people out of bed early to come to the stadium is the third home game of the season. That’s the one where the team receives their World Series rings.

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