The Final Day Photo Gallery

Longtime Phillies fan Russ Neff was there the day they closed Veterans Stadium. Russ has contributed photos to before and was gracious enough to contribute these shots of that historic final day at The Vet as he saw them from his seat.

Closing Weekend: September 26-28, 2003

The following photos were taken by photographer Russ Neff, who was in attendance for the final game at Veterans Stadium. Russ is a photographic contributor to and all pictures remain the exclusive property of Russ Neff. The photos are used here by permission.

Just some of the many fireworks that appeared over Veterans Stadium on the final weekend of Phillies baseball.
A giant American flag and a chorus to sing the National Anthem highlight pre-game festivities.
Kevin Millwood gets the honor of being the last Phillies pitcher to start a game at Veterans Stadium.
Harry Kalas – with help from the Phanatic – leads the crowd in a rendition of Auld Lang Syne.
Who better to close out the ceremonies than Phillies great Tug McGraw, who arrived from the right field bullpen?

The Russ Neff Photo Gallery.

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