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Rich Westcott is the author of 28 books dating back to his first one in 1983.

A newspaper and magazine writer and editor for more than 50 years, he

has written for publications throughout the country, and has appeared in 10 film documentaries on baseball. Over the years, he has covered all the major sports teams in Philadelphia.


Westcott is a past president of the Philadelphia Sports Writers’ Assn. and is a long-time member of the board of directors. He has been inducted into four halls of fame.


Considered the area’s leading authority on Phillies and Philadelphia sports history, he was the founding publisher and editor of Phillies Report, a widely acclaimed newspaper that covered the team for 14 years. He also once served as the team’s official scorer.


A native Philadelphian, he is a graduate of the William Penn Charter

School and holder of a bachelor’s degree from Drexel University and a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University.


Articles & Books!

Take some time to browse through the ARTICLE section and see the page of the BOOKS Westcott has written.



You are welcome to also browse the PHOTO section of the site, where you'll find some great memories that Westcott has had through the years.



Contact Rich about Speaking to your group or Association.

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