The men of Sal’s Pals, profiled in Sunday’s New York Times by Vincent M. Mallozzi :

On July 23, the Phillies designated C Sal Fasano for assignment.

œAs far as Sal™s Pals were concerned, that was the darkest day in Philadelphia sports since Mitch Williams hung that slider to Joe Carter,™™ said Ryan Wojcik, referring to the home run Carter hit to win the 1993 World Series for Toronto.