By Michael Bennett
Manny Trillo was inducted into the Phillies Wall of Fame during a ceremony before yesterday’s Phillies-Mets game.
Trillo became the 42nd Phillie inducted into onto Phillies Wall of Fame with on-field ceremony that featured Mike Schmidt, Steve Carlton, Greg Luzinski, Garry Maddox, Larry Bowa, Bob Boone and Dickie Noles, all of whom played with Trillo on Philadelphia’s 1980 World Series championship team.
Wall of Fame members John Kruk and Charlie Manuel were also in attendance.
“To be with this bunch of teammates, it’s an elite group,” Trillo said. “Good friends, good teammates; it’s excellent to be in that group. … It’s like family. You’re coming back to see your family.”