Philadelphia Phillies in History (Part 3)

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  • 1972-08-17 Phillies Steve Carlton wins his 15th straight game

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1972-09-03 Atlanta Braves slugger Hank Aaron earns his 6,135th total base to break Stan Musial’s MLB record in an 8-0 home defeat to the Philadelphia Phillies

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
  • 1972-10-03 Future Baseball Hall of Fame left-handed pitcher Steve Carlton wins 27th game as Philadelphia beats Cubs, 11-1 at Wrigley Field; almost half Phillies' 59 wins
  • 1972-11-02 Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Steve Carlton is unanimously selected National League Cy Young Award winner; wins 27 games for Phillies, who as a team win only 57 games
  • 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

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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 Philadelphia Phillies create MLB record when first 8 batters get hits off Bill Bonham, beat Cubs 13-5
  • 1975-09-26 Phillies & NY Mets play a doubleheader that ends at 3:15 AM
  • 1976-04-17 NL greatest comeback: trailing 12-1, Philadelphia Phillies beat Chicago Cubs, 18-16 in 10 innings at Wrigley Field; Mike Schmidt hits 4 consecutive HRs
  • 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 Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Steve Carlton wins his second Cy Young Award, outpointing Tommy John of the LA Dodgers; Carlton leads National League with 23 wins and posts 2.64 ERA
  • 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 and last time
  • 1979-08-05 Philadelphia Phillies 3rd baseman Pete Rose collects NL record 2,427th career single in a 5-2 home loss vs Pirates
  • 1979-08-11 Phillies Tug McGraw gives up record 4th grand slam of year
  • 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 and SF Giants end their game at 3:11 AM
  • 1980-07-06 Phillies starter Steve Carlton fans 7 Cardinals to reach 2,836 strikeouts, the most by a left-handed pitcher in MLB history
  • 1980-09-30 1,754 turn out to see Phillies play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
  • 1980-10-04 Future Baseball Hall of Fame 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt's 2-run homer off Stan Bahnsen in 11th inning gives Philadelphia, 6-4 win v Montreal and NL East title; Schmidt's 48th of the season; breaks Eddie Mathews' single-season MLB record for 3rd basemen
  • 1980-10-12 MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Houston Astros, 3 games to 2
  • 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 Baltimore 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 becomes the second player in MLB history to record 300 career saves as Cubs beat Phillies, 7-4
  • 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 Philadelphia Phillies 12-time All Star 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt retires from MLB at 39
  • 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
  • 1989-07-06 Ex-Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt becomes the first retired MLB player to be named to start the All Star game; he elects not to play
  • 1989-07-29 Phillies retire Steve Carlton's # 32
  • 1990-05-26 Philadelphia Phillies retire future Baseball Hall of Fame 3rd baseman 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 Lenny Dykstra hits bases loaded 2-run double to end Phillies 7, LA Dodgers 6 in 20 innings in Philadelphia
  • 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 Blue Jays beat Philadelphia Phillies, 8-6 in Game 6 at the SkyDome, Toronto to retain Baseball World Series; Blue Jays infielder Paul Molitor MVP

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1993-10-23 Joe Carter of the 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
  • 1994-07-31 New York Yankees shortstop Phil Rizzuto and Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Steve Carlton inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1995-01-08 Philadelphia Phillies 12-time All Star third baseman Mike Schmidt is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1999-09-04 MLB's Cincinnati Reds set a National League record with 9 home runs as they rout the Philadelphia Phillies, 22-3
  • 2005-04-05 The Washington Nationals lose their inaugural season opener, 8-4 to the Philadelphia Phillies; first team to represent the nation's capital since the Washington Senators left after the 1971 season
  • 2008-10-15 MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 1
  • 2008-10-29 Philadelphia beats Tampa Bay Rays, 4-3 in Game 5 at Citizens Bank Park for Phillies second Baseball World Series in their 126-year history; Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels MVP
  • 2009-10-21 MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 1
  • 2009-11-04 NY Yankees beat Philadelphia Phillies, 7-3 in Game 6 at Yankee Stadium to win Bronx Bombers' record 27th Baseball World Series; NY outfielder Hideki Matsui MVP
  • 2010-05-29 Philadelphia Phillies' Roy Halladay becomes 20th pitcher to throw a perfect game (1-0 vs Florida)
  • 2010-10-06 Phillies ace Roy Halladay pitches only the 2nd no-hitter in MLB postseason history in Game 1 NLDS, 4-0 v Cincinnati Reds
  • 2010-10-23 MLB National League Championship: San Francisco Giants beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 2
  • 2016-06-09 MLB Draft: Philadelphia Phillies select La Costa Canyon HS (CA) shortstop Mickey Moniak at #1

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