Philadelphia Phillies in History

Events in Sport

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  • 1883-08-21 Providence shuts out Phillies 28-0
  • 1883-08-23 Philadelphia Phillies make 27 errors against Providence (wild pitches, walks and passballs counted as errors prior to 1888)
  • 1883-09-08 NY Giants score 13 runs in an inning against Phillies
  • 1885-08-29 Phillies Charlie Ferguson no-hits Providence 1-0
  • 1887-04-30 1st game played at Broad & Huntingdon St Park (Baker Bowl) in Philadelphia; Phillies beat Giants 19-10
  • 1887-06-15 NY Giants beat Philadelphia Phillies 29-1
  • 1887-06-28 Phillies most lopsided shut-out beating Indianapolis 24-0
  • 1887-10-08 Phillies set club record 16th straight victory
  • 1892-06-28 Phillies tie club record of 16 straight victories
  • 1894-04-24 Phillies Lave Cross hits for cycle vs Bkln Dodgers
  • 1894-06-15 Phillies beat Cincinnati Reds, 21-8
  • 1894-08-31 Phillies Billy Hamilton steals 7 bases
  • 1898-04-21 Phillies' pitcher Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam on 1st at bat
  • 1898-07-08 Phillies' Red Donahue no-hits Boston Braves, 5-0
  • 1900-06-21 Dodgers score 7 in top of 11th to go ahead of Phillies, 20-13, In bottom of 11th Phillies stalls so umpire forfeits game to Dodgers
  • 1900-07-13 Phillies beat Pittsburgh 23-8
  • 1900-08-31 Dodgers' Brickyard Kennedy walks 6 straight Phillies
  • 1902-11-21 Baseball's Philadelphia Athletics & Phillies form pro football teams, joining Pitts Stars in 1st attempt at a National Football League
  • 1903-02-28 Barney Dreyfuss & James Potter buys Philadelphia Phillies for $170,000
  • 1903-08-19 Philadelphia Phillies suffer record 9th straight postponed game
  • 1903-08-26 Phillies walk 17 Dodgers in a game
  • 1903-09-18 Phillies' Chick Fraser no-hits Chicago Cubs, 10-0
  • 1904-07-05 Giants 18-game winning streak ends as Phillies win 6-5 in 10 inn
  • 1905-08-24 Chicago Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 20 innings
  • 1906-05-01 Phillies' John Lush no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 6-0
  • 1906-09-26 Pitts Lefty Leifield no-hits Phillies, 8-0 in 6 inning game
  • 1907-10-02 Phillies Eddie Grant goes 7 for 7 in a doubleheader vs Giants
  • 1908-04-13 Groundbreaking on Philadelphia's Shibe Park (home of A's & Phillies)
  • 1908-07-04 NY Giant George "Hooks" Witse no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 1-0 in 10 inn
  • 1910-10-06 Braves beat Phillies 20-7
  • 1912-07-18 Chicago Cubs get 21 hits but lose to Philadelphia Phillies in 11 innings
  • 1912-07-20 Phillies Sherry Magee steals home twice in 1 game
  • 1913-04-09 Brooklyn Dodger's Ebbets Field opens, Phillies win 1-0
  • 1913-06-30 NY Giants score 10 in 10th to beat Phillies 11-1
  • 1913-07-25 Pirates Max Carey goes hitless, but scores 5 runs against Phillies
  • 1913-08-30 Phillies lead Giants 8-6 in top of 9th, fans in bleachers try to distract Giants, Umpire forefeits game to Giants, later overruled
  • 1913-09-05 Phillies & Braves tie record of only 1 run in a double header, Phillies win 1st game 1-0, then a scoreless tie into 10th
  • 1913-10-02 Phillies beat NY Giants 2 games out of 3 in a tripleheader
  • 1914-09-09 Boston Brave George Davis no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 7-0
  • 1915-09-29 Philadelphia Phillies clinch their 1st pennant
  • 1915-10-08 Phillies win their 1st & only World Series game before 1980, beating Red Sox, 3-1, with an 8th inning 2 run rally
  • 1915-10-13 Boston Red Sox beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 1 in 12th World Series
  • 1917-08-13 Phillies steal 5 bases in an inning against Braves
  • 1918-06-13 Phillies & Cards tie 8-8 in 19 innings
  • 1918-07-17 Longest errorless game, Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 21 innings
  • 1919-04-30 Phillies beat Bkln Dodgers 9-0 in 20 innings
  • 1919-05-04 1st legal Sunday baseball game in NYC (Phillies beat Giants 4-3)
  • 1919-07-07 Phillies tie major league record of 8 steals in 9 inn game
  • 1919-09-28 Fastest major league game (51 mins), Giants beat Phillies 6-1
  • 1920-04-20 Phillies mgr Gravvy Cravath puts himself in as pinch hitter, his 3- run homer beats NY Giants 3-0
  • 1921-08-05 1st radio baseball broadcast Pirates-8, Phillies-0 (KDKA, Pitts)
  • 1922-05-07 NY Giant Jesse Barnes no-hits Phillies, 2-0
  • 1922-06-12 St Louis gets record 10 hits in a row & beats Phillies 14-8
  • 1922-08-08 Pirates set record of 46 hits in a doubleheader (against Phillies)
  • 1922-08-24 1st Phillie to hit for cycle (Cy Williams)
  • 1922-08-25 Cubs beat Phillies 26-23 in highest scoring major-league game
  • 1923-04-17 Longest NL opening game, Phillies & Dodgers tie 5-5 in 14
  • 1923-05-11 10 HRs hit in Phillies 20-14 victory over St Louis Cards
  • 1923-06-01 NY Giants beat Phillies, 22-5, Giants score in every inning
  • 1923-06-28 Dodgers lost 7-0 lead, as Phillies score 8 in bottom of 9th
  • 1923-07-21 Phillies score 12 in 6th & beat Cubs 17-4
  • 1923-10-06 1st NL unassisted triple play (Ernie Padgett, Braves against Phillies)
  • 1925-05-07 Phillies have their 8th game postponed in a row
  • 1925-07-01 NY Giant Hack Wilson hits 2 HRs in 3rd inning beating Phillies, 16-7
  • 1925-09-13 Bkln Dodger Dazzy Vance no-hits Phillies, 10-1
  • 1926-04-27 In the Giants' 9-8 win over Phillies, Mel Ott, 17, 1st appearance
  • 1926-06-10 Phillies Russ Wrightstone hits for the cycle
  • 1926-09-16 St Louis Cards beat Phillies 23-3
  • 1927-05-22 Dodgers beat Phillies, 20-4
  • 1927-08-05 Phillies Cy Williams hits for cycle in just 4 at bats
  • 1928-07-08 Phillies set record of errorless 25 inning doubleheader
  • 1928-09-15 Cards set NL record of 18 men left on base beating Phillies 8-6
  • 1928-09-18 Cards beat Phillies for 20th of 22 games in 1928
  • 1929-05-18 Dodgers beat Phillies 20-16 & lost 8-6 in 2nd game (record 50 runs)
  • 1929-06-22 Mel Ott (Giants) homers off Leo Sweetland (Phillies) in doubleheader
  • 1929-07-06 St Louis has 2, 10 run innings & beats Phillies 28-6
  • 1929-07-10 In game between Pirates & Phillies 9 HRs hit 1 in each inning
  • 1929-08-02 Phillies Don Hurst sets NL record of 6 consecutive games with a HR
  • 1930-06-03 Grover Cleveland Alexander is released by the Phillies
  • 1930-06-17 Chuck Klein sets Phillies hitting streak at 26 straight games
  • 1930-06-23 Chicago Cubs beat Philadelphia Phillies 21-8
  • 1930-08-03 2nd time in 1930, Chuck Klein of Phillies hits in 26 straight games
  • 1930-09-06 Brooklyn Dodgers beat Phillies 22-8
  • 1930-09-16 Phillies trailing 10-5, score 5 in 9th, then Pirates score 4 in top of 10th, so Phillies score 5 in bottom of 10th to win 15-14
  • 1931-05-30 Phillies Chuck Klein homers off Ben Cantwell (Braves) in both ends DH
  • 1931-07-01 Phillies Chuck Klein hits for cycle vs Chicago Cubs
  • 1931-07-11 NY Giants beat Phillies 23-8
  • 1931-09-16 St Louis Cards repeat as NL champions with a 6-3 win over Phillies
  • 1933-05-26 Phillies Chuck Klein hits for cycle vs St Louis Cards
  • 1934-07-14 Phillies score 11 runs in an inning, beats Cincinnati 18-0
  • 1934-08-04 NY Giants Mel Ott sets record of 6 runs in game & beats Phillies 21-4
  • 1935-05-15 Pirates beat Phillies 20-5

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1935-05-30 Babe Ruth's final game, goes hitless for Braves against Phillies

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • 1936-07-10 Phillies Chuck Klein becomes 4th to hit 4 HRs in a game
  • 1936-07-22 Phillies John Moore hits 3 consecutive HRs
  • 1937-05-09 Reds beat Phillies 21-10 (Ernie Lombardi goes 6 for 6)
  • 1937-05-12 St Louis Cards beat Philadelphia Phillies, 15-3
  • 1937-06-06 Phillies trailing 8-2 to St Louis, forfeit game
  • 1937-07-30 Phillies Dolph Camilli, plays 1st base & registers no put outs
  • 1938-05-05 Phillies Harold Kelleher faces 16 batters in 6th, as Cubs score 12 runs, both marks are NL records off one hurler in a single inning

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1887-02-26 Grover Cleveland Alexander, HOF baseball pitcher (Phillies, Cubs)
  • 1896-11-08 Bucky Harris, baseball manager (Phillies, Yankees)
  • 1904-10-07 Chuck Klein,Philadelphia Phillies (43 HRs in 1929), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1926-06-09 Roy Smalley, shortstop (Cubs, Braves, Phillies, Twins, Yankees)
  • 1926-09-30 Robin Roberts, pitcher (Phillies, Won 28 in 1952)

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1927-03-19 Richie Ashburn, American hall of fame baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies, NY Mets) and sportscaster, born in Tilden, Nebraska (d. 1997)

Baseball Player Richie Ashburn
Baseball Player
Richie Ashburn
  • 1932-03-27 Wes Covington, baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1934-08-04 Dallas Green, baseball manager (Phillies, Yankees), born in Newport, Delaware (d. 2017)
  • 1934-09-07 Bill Giles, baseball owner (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1936-01-06 Rubén Amaro, Sr., Mexican baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Nuevo Laredo (d. 2017)
  • 1942-09-28 Grant "Mudcat" Jackson, pitcher (1972 NY Yankees, Phillies)
  • 1944-12-22 Steve Carlton, Phillies' pitcher (Cy Young '72, '77, '80, '82)
  • 1945-12-06 Larry Bowa, 2nd baseman (Phillies)
  • 1947-11-19 Bob Boone, baseball player and manager (Phillies, Angels), born in San Diego, California

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1949-09-27 Mike Schmidt, MLB third baseman & HR hitter (Phillies), born in Dayton, Ohio

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt
  • 1950-11-22 Greg Luzinski, baseball player (Phillies, White Sox)
  • 1950-12-25 Manny Trillo, baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1953-08-16 Nick Leyva, baseball manager (Phillies 1988-91)
  • 1959-04-18 Jim Eisenreich, St Cloud MN, outfielder (Philadelphia Phillies, Fla Marlins)
  • 1961-02-09 John Kruk, US baseball 1st baseman (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1962-01-03 Darren Daulton, US baseball catcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1962-01-05 Danny Jackson, US baseball pitcher (Royals/Phillies/Cardinals)
  • 1962-01-11 Donn Pall, Evergreen Park IL, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies, Fl Marlins)
  • 1962-10-12 Sid Fernandez, pitcher (NY Mets, Philadelphia Phillies), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1963-02-10 Lenny Dykstra, centerfielder (NY Met, Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1963-03-09 Terry Mulholland, Uniontown PA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1963-07-29 Steve Frey, Meadowbrook PA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1964-04-02 Pete Incaviglia, Pebble Beach CA, outfielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1965-01-20 Brad Brink, US baseball pitcher (SF Giants, Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1965-03-09 Benito Santiago, Ponce Puerto Rico, catcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1965-09-09 Todd Zeile, Van Nuys CA, infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1965-11-22 Mike Benjamin, Euclid Ohio, infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1966-11-14 Curt Schilling, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • 1967-02-09 Todd Pratt, US baseball catcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1967-08-01 Gregg Jefferies, Burlingame CA, infielder (NY Mets, Royals, Phillies)
  • 1968-01-11 Ben Rivera, Dominican/US baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1968-07-29 Mike Williams, Radford VA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1968-10-24 Ken Ryan, Pawtucket RI, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1968-11-07 Russ Springer, Alexandria VA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1969-05-29 Toby Borland, Quitman LA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1969-08-26 Ricky Bottalico, New Britain CT, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1970-02-13 Kevin Stocker, US baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1970-02-18 Tyler Green, US baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1970-04-29 J R Phillips, West Covina CA, infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1970-06-27 Ricardo Jordan, Delray Beach Fla, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1970-10-08 David Doster, infielder (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • 1970-11-23 Glenn Murray, Manning SC, outfielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1971-01-19 Jeff Juden, baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies, SF Giants), born in Salem, Massachusetts
  • 1971-02-10 Kevin Sefcik, Oaklawn IL, infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1971-07-30 Ron Blazier, Altoona PA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1972-01-02 Jeff Jackson, US baseball outfielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1972-01-18 Mike Lieberthal, catcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Glendale, California
  • 1972-03-25 Howard Battle, Biloxi MS, infielder (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 1972-04-15 Ricky Otero, Vega Baja Puerto Rico, outfielder (Philadelphia Phillies)

Weddings in Sport

  • 2012-12-01 Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard (33) weds Philadelphia Eagles cheerleader Krystle Campbell in Maui, Hawaii

Deaths in Sport

  • 1909-06-28 Israel Durham, Phillies president dies
  • 1948-01-30 Herb Pennock, pitcher (NY Yankees)/GM (Phillies), dies
  • 1958-03-28 Chuck Klein, Philadelphia Phillie HR hitter, dies at 53

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1997-09-09 Richie Ashburn, Hall of Fame baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies, NY Mets) and sportscaster, dies of a heart attack at 70

Baseball Player Richie Ashburn
Baseball Player
Richie Ashburn
  • 1997-11-16 Russ "Mad Monk" Meyer, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), dies at 74
  • 2017-03-22 Dallas Green, American baseball manager and pitcher (Phillies, Yankees), dies at 82
  • 2017-03-31 Rubén Amaro, Sr., Mexican baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies), dies at 81