Phillies Grace Cover of Sports Illustrated for First Time in Eight Years

The "new-look Phillies" are Sports Illustrated official. 

With opening day approaching quickly, four Phillies are on this week's cover of Sports Illustrated, posing with the words "Loved in Philly, feared everywhere else". 

Nothing like creating some hype for opening day by being on the cover of SI, right? 

Looking at Bryce Harper in red and white pinstripes will never get old, but seeing him posing with teammates Aaron Nola, Rhys Hoskins and J.T. Realmuto is quite a sight. All four guys are smiling and looking ready to start this season.

So far, it's been a big year for Philly sports, as the Sixers were just on the cover in February and the Eagles were there in January. Back-to-back-to-back months with Philly teams on the cover? Not too shabby. 

This is the first time the Phillies have been on the cover of Sports Illustrated since 2011, after a run of some pretty iconic covers.

 We're hoping this will be the first of many covers for this group. 

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