FOR EYES

“My father grew up in Michigan but was not a Detroit Tigers fan. His favorite team was the Philadelphia Phillies because of Stan Lopata. He explained to me that he loved the Phils because 1. Stan also grew up in Michigan 2. My dad was a catcher on his high school baseball team (which was the same position Lopata played) 3. And the most important reason is that my father wore glasses and so did Stan. To this day I have no idea where or when this photo was taken by my dad of his favorite player.” – Fan photographer Peter Wagner