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Brad Lidge returns to leadoff Toyota Phillies Alumni Weekend events


Brad Lidge Signing, 3:15 p.m.
Fans are invited to watch live on phillies.com as Brad Lidge, former Phillies closer and 2008 World Series Champion, signs a ceremonious contract before he retires as a Philadelphia Phillie. Ruben Amaro Jr., Phillies Senior Vice President and General Manager, will oversee the proceedings which will take place beginning at 3:15 p.m.
#BradChat, 4:00 p.m.
Followers of @Phillies, the Phillies' official Twitter account, will be able to ask Lidge questions as he takes over the account at 4:00 p.m. Fans should use #BradChat when sending questions and searching for responses.
Lidge Ceremoniously Retires as a Phillie, 6:45 p.m.
Lidge will be honored on-field as he ceremoniously retires in front of fans prior to the Phillies 7:05 p.m. game against San Francisco. Lidge will throw out the first pitch with catcher Carlos Ruiz catching, recreating the memorable strikeout of Tampa Bay's Eric Hinske in Game 5 of the 2008 World Series and clinching the championship.
In honor of the evening, all fans will receive a commemorative print of Lidge, courtesy of Toyota.
Tickets for the Phillies Toyota Alumni Weekend, August 1-4, are still available. Fans can purchase tickets at phillies.com, by calling 215-463-1000 or in-person at the First and Third Base Gate Ticket Windows as well as the Ticket Kiosks (24/7).

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