Ryan Howard honored by Philadelphia Phillies at retirement celebration

Ryan Howard honored by Philadelphia Phillies at retirement celebration

PHILADELPHIA, PA - On Sunday, July 14, the Philadelphia sports community celebrated one of its biggest stars for his official retirement from baseball. Ryan Howard’s dedication to the city has been consistent throughout his career as a Phillies slugger, as well as through his current roles as a Partner at SeventySix Capital and baseball analyst on ESPN.

Ryan Howard addresses the press on sunday, july 14

Ryan Howard addresses the press on sunday, july 14

rhys hoskins & Ryan howard

rhys hoskins & Ryan howard

Ryan’s Phillies Retirement Ceremony took place before the team’s sold out game against the Washington Nationals. A press conference was held beforehand, after which he delivered a heartfelt speech to the fans and the community. The Phillies took the win, 4-3 with a walk off home run.

Photo Credit: Philadelphia Phillies

Photo Credit: Philadelphia Phillies

Photo Credit: Philadelphia Phillies

Photo Credit: Philadelphia Phillies


Watch below: Ryan Howard’s full retirement speech


“All of you helped lift us and carry us for all of those seasons that we had, and all the success that we had. So for me to be able to come back here and have a day like this is truly humbling.”
— Ryan Howard

seventySix Capital Team from left to right: James Santore, Chad Stender, Miles Dunlap, Jessica David, Ryan Howard, & Wayne KImmel

seventySix Capital Team from left to right: James Santore, Chad Stender, Miles Dunlap, Jessica David, Ryan Howard, & Wayne KImmel


Watch below: Ryan Howard’s full Press Conference


Ryan Howard & Charlie Manuel

Ryan Howard & Charlie Manuel

Ryan Howard & Mo’ne Davis

Ryan Howard & Mo’ne Davis


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To celebrate Ryan’s retirement from Major League Baseball, we launched a throwback series of his journey though baseball, venture capital, and more!

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