Phillies Promote 1980s Retro Night With Classic Old-school Commercial

While you can argue all you want about the Phillies players not doing their best to put butts in the seats over at Citizens Bank Park, the team's marketing department is straight hitting home runs.

Their latest effort is dusting off this fantastic commercial from the 1980s to promote retro night tonight when the team takes on the San Diego Padres.

Juan Samuel and Whitey Ashburn never looked so good.

The Phillies will rock the 1983 uniforms this evening that many of us grew up loving. And fans who purchased tickets using the special promo code will get a dope Sarge Matthews t-shirt.

It looks like some of the special promo tix are still available. Fans are encouraged to wear old-school Phils gear and can enjoy a number of fun throwback features. Oh, and FIREWORKS!

  • Class of '84 - a 1980s tribute band - will perform behind Section 147 at 6:00 p.m.
  • At 6:30 p.m., stop by the Phillies Retro Party in Ashburn Alley and have some fun with characters from the era.
  • PhanaVision will feature vintage music and retro-themed player headshots.
  • Plus, that night's XFINITY fireworks show will be set to 80s music.
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