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 PhillyBaseballNews.com 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?|