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Checking in on Chase Utley’s Hall of Fame chances

The Phillies have a long and treasured history spanning more than 130 years. Thousands of players have worn the uniform but no player has arguably better emulated the city’s passion and grit more than Chase Utley, especially when he uttered those three infamous words during his championship-parade speech.

When Utley returned to Citizens Bank Park last season for the first time after getting traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers, he received perhaps the longest standing ovation for an opposing player. While he will forever be seen as one of the most beloved Phillies, is he a hall of famer?