PHILADELPHIA -- Police collared a suburban Philadelphia
woman who walked out of a restroom with a toilet seat around her
neck after the last game at Veterans Stadium.
The woman was one of 10 people charged Sunday with stealing
signs, seats and other souvenirs during the final game at the
Police charged two other fans with disorderly conduct, Officer
Sheila Smith said.
Mostly, though, nostalgia ruled the day as an announced crowd of
58,554 watched the Phillies' 5-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves and the
stadium's closing ceremony.
More than 70 current and former players marked the occasion,
including pitchers Tug McGraw and Steve Carlton, third baseman Mike
Schmidt and current manager Larry Bowa -- all teammates on the 1980
World Championship Phillies.