Philly Fans Celebrate in the Streets

After the Phillies claimed their first World Series title since 1980 their came a lot of celebration and a bit of destruction. Police were on rooftops and in riot gear at all the hot-spots. They say for most part, fans did exactly what they asked: they had a ton of fun, but didn't get too out of hand.

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Philadelphia Police officers try to stomp out a fire on South Broad Street in the Center City section early Thursday morning after the Phillies won the World Series.
Tommy Lyons celebrates the Phillies victory over the Tamba Bay Rays on Broad Street in South Philadelphia. His team beat the Rays 4-3 in game 5 of the series for their first world championship since 1980.
A line of police officers watch over fans in downtown Philadelphia celebrating the Phillies World Series victory.
Phillies fans march up Broad Street in South Philadelphia in celebration of the victory.
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Fans celebrate with beer and cheer in the streets of Philadelphia after their team won the 2008 World Series.
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Philadelphia Phillies fans waited 25 years for a World Series victory. Crowds waded through the streets after the win.
Graffiti chalked on the backs of pay phones in after the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 to win the World Series.
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