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LARRY BOWA Sees Red
Tom Verducci
September 15, 2003
There's playoff fever in Philadelphia, where the combustible manager has his disgruntled Phils headed for a wild-card berth—or a colossal flameout
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September 15, 2003

Larry Bowa Sees Red

There's playoff fever in Philadelphia, where the combustible manager has his disgruntled Phils headed for a wild-card berth—or a colossal flameout

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Over the past 85 years only one manager who lasted more than 400 games with the Phillies, Danny Ozark, has had a better winning percentage than Bowa's .525. Now Bowa is trying to guide the franchise into the postseason for the first time in a decade without a closer, two starting infielders or consistent power from Burrell. He knows the baseball world is watching.

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