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The Big 50: Philadelphia Flyers
The Big 50: Philadelphia Flyers

The Big 50: Philadelphia Flyers

The Men and Moments that Made the Philadelphia Flyers

The Big 50


320 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $22.95)

Publication Date: November 2019

ISBN 9781629376202

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Nov 2019)


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Flyers legends past and present feature in this retrospective of stand-out moments for the team

The Big 50: Philadelphia Flyers is a lively, comprehensive look at the 50 men and moments that made the Flyers the Flyers. Experienced sportswriters Sam Carchidi and Wayne Fish recount the living history of the franchise, counting down from No. 50 to No. 1. This collection brilliantly brings to life the team's remarkable story, from its growing pains as an expansion team to the Broadstreet Bullies era, to more recent stars like captain Claude Giroux.

Author Biography

Sam Carchidi has covered Sports for the Philadelphia Inquirer for more than forty years. In addition to working for the Inquirer, Sam has written for Athlon magazine, Baseball America, and the Scouting Report. He is the author of Miracle in the Making: The Adam Taliaferro Story, Bill Campbell: The Voice of Philadelphia Sports, and the co-author of If These Walls Could Talk: Philadelphia Flyers, with Lou Nolan. Wayne Fish is the founder and editor of He has been covering the Philadelphia Flyers for the Bucks County Courier Times since 1976. In addition, he has been a regular contributing writer for The Hockey News for three decades and is a correspondent for New York Hockey Journal. In 2016, he won the Keystone Press Award for his story on the passing of Flyers founder and owner Ed Snider.