Phillies Receive World Series Rings

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Philadelphia Phillies received their World Series championship bling on Wednesday, a 14-carat white gold ring featuring 103 diamonds.

Led by a motorcycle police escort, the rings arrived in a white van that circled around the warning track. Former general manager Pat Gillick, who retired after last season, was the first to receive his ring during a lengthy pregame ceremony.

An emotional Gillick cried after team president David Montgomery handed him his ring. Manager Charlie Manuel came next, and he was
greeted by chants of "Charlie! Charlie" by the sellout crowd.

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