Once you are a champion in Philadelphia you will always be loved and respected but that is not all of it for the 1980 World Series Champion Manager Dallas Green. Green represented what Philadelphia was all about and that was his blue collar work ethic and his tough guy persona.
On Wednesday afternoon, the former 1980 Philadelphia Phillies World Series Champion Dallas Green passed away at the age of 82.
Before Green became a beloved member of the Phillies, his story started in Newport, Delaware.
George Dallas Green was born on August 4th, 1934 in Newport, DE and was the second of three kids in the Green family.
Green started his 60 year baseball career at Concord High School, where he shined on the baseball diamond and that led him to play baseball collegiately at University of Delaware.
The Newport, DE native dominated in his two year stint with the…
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