1988 Philadelphia Wings season
|1988 Philadelphia Wings|
|League||Eagle Pro Box Lacrosse League|
|General Manager||Mike French|
The Philadelphia Wings were one of the original four franchises in the Eagle Pro Box Lacrosse League, joining the New Jersey Saints, Washington Wave, and Baltimore Thunder in 1987. The Wings were still in a growing phase in 1988 and recorded 3 wins and 6 losses that season. Once again, though, the team was able to draw in fans, with a home attendance of 48,910 (over 12,000 per game). Star player Mike French moved upstairs into the Wings' general manager's chair during the year.
|1||January 9, 1988||at||Washington Wave||13 - 14||6,624||Loss|
|2||January 16, 1988||vs.||Washington Wave||10 - 11||13,814||Loss|
|3||January 30, 1988||vs.||Baltimore Thunder||12 - 7||16,028||Win|
|4||February 6, 1988||vs.||New Jersey Saints||7 - 10||9,064||Loss|
|5||February 14, 1988||at||Washington Wave||12 - 13||6,683||Loss|
|6||February 20, 1988||vs.||Baltimore Thunder||14 - 13||10,004||Win|
|7||February 21, 1988||at||New Jersey Saints||12 - 13||6,427||Loss|
|8||February 27, 1988||at||Baltimore Thunder||17 - 9||4,937||Win|
|9 (p)||March 6, 1988||at||New Jersey Saints||10 - 12||4,118||Loss|
(p) - denotes playoff game
- The Wings drew more fans at home, 48,910 at the Spectrum, with their largest draw, 16,028 fans in a 12-7 victory against the New Jersey Saints.
- The team was able to acquire the services of Hall of Famers Brad Kotz and Tony Resch during the year.
- Kevin Bilger led the league in Save Percentage at 77.2%.