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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 (AM)
(Harry Kalas, Larry Andersen, Chris Wheeler, Scott Graham, John Kruk)

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


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

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

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.



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  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007
  5. ^ Baseball America 2004 Annual Directory


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