The Philadelphia Phillies are a Major League Baseball team which plays in the National League East division. The Phillies are a historic team, and first began play in the early 1880. Despite having played for over 125 years, the Phillies have only won two World Series titles, although the most recent was in 2008. There are dozens of members of the Hall of Fame who once played for the Phillies. Some of these players are Mike Schmidt, Nap Lajoie, and Hugh Duffy.
Because of their rich history and recent success, Philadelphia Phillies merchandise sells quite well. Of all their merchandise, the best selling items are often Philadelphia Phillies jerseys. The best selling Philadelphia Phillies jerseys replicate the jerseys worn by Ryan Howard, Chase Utley, and their newest acquisition, Roy Halladay.
When attending a home game at Citizens Bank Park, many fans prefer to wear Philadelphia Phillies apparel. During the hot summer months, many fans wear Philadelphia Phillies hats to help shield the sun and Philadelphia Phillies t-shirts to help stay cool. In the winter months, many fans still wear their Phillies apparel when walking around the city. Most commonly, fans are seen wearing Philadelphia Phillies sweatshirts and Philadelphia Phillies jackets to help stay warm.