Philadelphia Phillies in History (Part 3)

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  • 1972-11-02 Phillies' Steve Carlton wins unanimous NL Cy Young Award
  • 1973-05-04 Longest baseball game in Veterans' Stadium, Phillies beat Braves 5-4 in 20 innings
  • 1973-06-23 Phillies Ken Brett 4th consecutive game HR in which he pitched
  • 1973-12-07 Orioles sell pitcher Eddie Watt to the Phillies
  • 1973-12-07 Phillies sell infielder-outfielder Cesar Tovar to the Texas Rangers
  • 1974-09-13 Phillies set NL record, using 27 players in a game, St Louis uses 24, tying record of 51. Phils win 7-3 in 17

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1975-04-26 Phillies Mike Schmidt's 2 HRs ties NL record of 11 HRs in April

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt
  • 1975-08-05 Phillies 1st 8 batters get hits for a record, beat Cubs 13-5
  • 1975-09-26 Phillies & NY Mets play a doubleheader that ends at 3:15 AM
  • 1976-09-26 Phillies clinch their 1st NL East Division title
  • 1976-10-12 MLB National League Championship: Cincinnati Reds beat Philadelphia Phillies, 3 games to 0
  • 1977-08-10 Phillies & Expos play a doubleheader that ends at 3:23 AM
  • 1977-09-27 Phillies clinch 2nd straight NL East Division title
  • 1977-10-08 Largest baseball crowd in Penns, 64,924 see Dodgers beat Phillies 4-1 in 4th NL championship game (Dodgers win pennant)
  • 1977-10-08 MLB National League Championship: Los Angeles Dodgers beat Philadelphia Phillies, 3 games to 1
  • 1977-11-02 Phillies' Steve Carlton wins 2nd Cy Young Award
  • 1978-04-16 St Louis Card Bob Forsch no-hits Phillies, 5-0
  • 1978-04-25 Phillie Phanatic makes 1st appearance
  • 1978-06-03 Phillies Dave Johnson is 1st to hit 2 pinch hit grand slams in a year
  • 1978-07-23 Phillies Steve Carlton becomes 78th pitcher to win 200
  • 1978-09-30 Phillies clinch NL East title
  • 1978-09-30 Cleveland, Houston, NY, Philadelphia & Pittsburgh Phillies win 3rd consecutive NL East Division title
  • 1978-10-07 MLB National League Championship: Los Angeles Dodgers beat Philadelphia Phillies, 3 games to 1

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1978-12-05 Free agent Pete Rose signs 4-year, $32 million contract with Phillies becoming highest paid baseball player

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • 1979-05-17 Phillies beat Cubs, 23-22, on 50 hits with 11 HRs
  • 1979-06-09 Phillies wear burgundy uniforms for 1st & last time
  • 1979-08-05 Phillies Pete Rose collects NL record 2,427th career single
  • 1979-08-11 Phillies Tug McGraw gives up record 4th grand slam of year
  • 1979-08-31 Phillies replaces manager Danny Ozark with Dallas Green
  • 1979-09-22 Larry Parrish (Expos) HRs off Rawly Eastwick (Phillies) in DH
  • 1980-04-26 Phillies' Steve Carlton pitches his 6th 1-hitter (beats Cards)
  • 1980-05-04 Dodgers bat out of order against Phillies in 1st inning
  • 1980-05-11 Pete Rose, 39, steals second, third, & home in one inning for Phillies
  • 1980-05-26 Phillie Steve Carlton is 1st NLer to record 6, 1-hitters
  • 1980-06-09 Phillies & SF Giants end their game at 3:11 AM
  • 1980-09-30 1,754 turn out to see Phillies play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
  • 1980-10-04 Mike Schmidt's 2-run HR clinches NL East title for Phillies
  • 1980-10-12 MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Houston Astros, 3 games to 2
  • 1980-10-21 1st (& only) time Phillies win World Series (in 98 years)
  • 1980-10-21 Phillies win their 1st World Championship in their 98-year history
  • 1981-04-29 Phillie Steve Carlton is 1st lefty to strike out 3,000 batters
  • 1981-08-29 Phillies minor leaguer Jeff Stone steals pro baseball record 121st base en route to 122 (Spartanburg (South Atlantic League))
  • 1981-10-29 Bill Giles becomes CEO of Philadelphia Phillies
  • 1981-11-18 Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt wins his 2nd consecutive NL MVP
  • 1982-04-24 Cards win 12th game in a row; 7-4 over Phillies
  • 1982-08-14 Pete Rose (Phillies) 12,365 at bat sets record (passes Aaron)
  • 1983-05-20 Phillies Steve Carlton passes W Johnson with 2nd most strike outs
  • 1983-09-23 Phillies Steve Carlton is 16th to wins 300 game (beating Cards)
  • 1983-10-08 MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 3 games to 1
  • 1983-10-16 Balt Orioles beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 3 in 80th World Series
  • 1984-05-16 Phillie pitcher Steve Carlton hits a grand slam homer

  • 1984-09-26 5,251 turn out to see Phillies play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
  • 1986-05-07 Phillies outfielder Garry Maddox, retires
  • 1986-06-25 Phillies give Steve Carlton, 41, his unconditional release
  • 1986-08-14 Phillies & Pirates play a 6 game series in 4 days

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1986-09-29 Cubs Greg Maddux defeats Phillies Mike Maddux (1st rookie brothers)

MLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux
MLB Pitching Legend
Greg Maddux
  • 1986-11-19 Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt wins NL MVP
  • 1987-07-12 Phillies Kent Tekulve pitches his 900th game in relief
  • 1988-07-26 Mike Schmidt sets NL record appearing in 2,155 games at 3rd base, as Phillies & NY Mets end that game at 2:13 AM
  • 1988-08-06 Rich Gossage 300th career save (beats Phillies)
  • 1988-08-08 Cubs & Phillies attempt to play 1st night game ever at Wrigley Field but are rained out in 4th inning with Chicago leading, 3-1
  • 1989-05-29 Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt, 39, retires
  • 1989-06-08 Pirates score 10 in 1st (their best inning since 1942), prompts Pirate broadcaster Jim Rooker to say he would walk from Pitts to Philadelphia if Pirates lost, Phillies beat them 15-11, Rooker walks at end of season
  • 1989-07-04 Red's Tom Browning is 3 outs away from his 2nd career perfect game when Phillie Dickie Thon doubles
  • 1989-07-29 Phillies retire Steve Carlton's # 32
  • 1990-05-26 Philadelphia Phillies retire Mike Schmidt's uniform #20
  • 1991-05-06 Phillie Lenny Dykstra slams his sports car into 2 trees
  • 1991-05-23 Phillie Tommy Greene no-hits Mont Expos, 2-0
  • 1991-10-06 NY Met David Cone ties NL record by striking out 19 Phillies
  • 1993-07-07 Philadelphia Phillies beat SF Giants 7-6 in 20 innings
  • 1993-10-13 MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta Braves, 4 games to 2
  • 1993-10-20 Highest scoring World Series game Blue Jays 15, Phillies 14 in 4h14m
  • 1993-10-23 Tor Blue Jays beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 2, in 89th World Series

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1993-10-23 Joe Carter (Toronto Blue Jays) hits a World Series winning walk-off home run against the Philadelphia Phillies

MLB Outfielder Joe Carter
MLB Outfielder
Joe Carter
  • 1994-01-12 Steve Carlton (Phillies) elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1997-11-03 Phillies 3rd baseman Scott Rolen selected unanimous Rookie of Year
  • 2008-10-15 MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 1
  • 2008-10-29 MLB World Series: The Philadelphia Phillies defeat Tampa Bay Rays in Game 5 to become champions
  • 2009-10-21 MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 1
  • 2009-11-04 MLB World Series: New York Yankees defeat Philadelphia Phillies to win 4-2
  • 2010-05-29 Philadelphia Phillies' Roy Halladay becomes 20th pitcher to throw a perfect game (1-0 vs Florida)
  • 2010-10-23 MLB National League Championship: San Francisco Giants beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 2

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