Philadelphia Phillies in History (Part 3)

Events in Sport

Events 201 - 300 of 313

  • 1971-07-11 Phillies Deron Johnson 3 HRs caps his 4 in a row

Sports History

1971-09-01 Pittsburgh Pirates start what is believed to be first all-black line-up (including several Latinos) in MLB history‚ in 10-7 win v Philadelphia Phillies; includes future Hall of Famers Roberto Clemente and Willie Stargell

  • 1971-09-05 NY Mets Don Hahn hits 1st inside the park homer at Phillies Vet

Sports History

1972-02-25 Lopsided MLB trade - St. Louis Cardinals trade pitcher Steve Carlton to Philadelphia Phillies for pitcher Rick Wise; both players were involved in salary disputes with their teams

  • 1972-04-16 Chicago Cubs rookie pitcher Burt Hooton hurls a 4-0 no-hitter against the Philadelphia Phillies at Wrigley Field, Chicago
  • 1972-04-17 Kiteman attempting to throw out 1st ball in Phillie Vet crashes into centerfield seats
  • 1972-08-17 MLB Philadelphia Phillies Steve Carlton wins his 15th straight game

Baseball Record

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

  • 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 season 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 59 games
  • 1973-05-04 Longest baseball game in Philadelphia's Veterans Stadium, Phillies beat Braves 5-4 in 20 innings

Sports History

1973-06-23 Phillies Ken Brett 4th consecutive game HR in which he pitched

  • 1973-07-21 Braves Hank Aaron hits Philadelphia Phillies Ken Brett's fastball for his 700th HR, in Atlanta
  • 1973-12-07 Orioles sell pitcher Eddie Watt to the Phillies

Sports History

1974-06-10 Philadelphia Phillies slugger Mike Schmidt hits a ball off public address speaker hanging from Houston Astrodome roof

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

Sports History

1978-04-16 Cardinals' Bob Forsch no-hits Philadelphia Phillies, 5-0, in St. Louis

  • 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 MLB Philadelphia Phillies Steve Carlton becomes 78th MLB pitcher to win 200
  • 1978-09-30 Cleveland, Houston, NY, Philadelphia & Pittsburgh Phillies win 3rd consecutive NL East Division title
  • 1978-09-30 Phillies clinch NL East title
  • 1978-10-07 MLB National League Championship: Los Angeles Dodgers beat Philadelphia Phillies, 3 games to 1

Contract of Interest

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

  • 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
  • 1979-08-02 MLB New York Mets purchase contract of outfielder José Cardenal from Philadelphia Phillies between games of a double-header between the two teams
  • 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 MLB Philadelphia Phillies Steve Carlton pitches his 6th 1-hitter, in 7-0 win over St. Louis Cardinals, at Veterans Stadium; 1st National League to record 6 1-hitters
  • 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
  • 1980-06-09 Phillies and SF Giants end their game at 3:11 AM
  • 1980-07-06 MLB Philadelphia 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 Baseball World Series: Philadelphia Phillies beat KC Royals, 4-1 at Veterans Stadium to secure series, 4-2; first championship in franchise history; MVP: Phillies third baseman Mike Schmidt
  • 1980-10-21 Phillies win their 1st World Championship in their 98-year history
  • 1980-11-04 MLB Philadelphia Phillies Steve Carlton wins 3rd NL Cy Young Award
  • 1981-04-29 MLB Philadelphia Phillies 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))

Baseball Record

1981-09-21 MLB Philadelphia Phillies lefthander Steve Carlton strikes out NL record 3,118th (Andre Dawson)

Sports History

1982-01-27 Philadelphia Phillies trade shortstop Larry Bowa & infielder Ryne Sandberg to Chicago Cubs for 2nd baseman Ivan DeJesus

Sports History

1983-06-07 MLB Philadelphia Phillies Steve Carlton temporarily passes Houston Astro Nolan Ryan with his 3,552 strike out

  • 1983-07-18 Despite being in 1st place tie in NL East, Philadelphia Phillies (43-42) fire manager Pat Corrales, replacing him with GM Paul Owens, eventually getting to World Series (losing to Baltimore)
  • 1983-09-23 MLB Philadelphia Phillies Steve Carlton is 16th to wins 300 game, beating Cardinals 6-2 in St. Louis
  • 1983-10-08 MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 3 games to 1
  • 1983-10-16 Baseball World Series: Baltimore Orioles beat Philadelphia Phillies, 5-0 for 4 games to 1 series victory; MVP: Baltimore catcher Rick Dempsey
  • 1984-05-16 MLB Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Steve Carlton hits a grand slam homer off Fernando Valenzuela, in 7-2 win against Dodgers, in Los Angeles
  • 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 MLB Philadelphia Phillies give Steve Carlton, 41, his unconditional release
  • 1986-08-14 Phillies & Pirates play a 6 game series in 4 days

Sports History

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

Sports History

1987-11-11 Boston Red Sox starter Roger Clemens wins back-to-back AL Cy Young Awards; Philadelphia Phillies starter Steve Bedrosian takes NL Award

  • 1988-05-20 Philadelphia Phillies Mike Schmidt hits his 535th HR, moving into 8th place
  • 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 MLB Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Tommy Greene no-hits Montreal 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, longest lasting World Series game - Toronto Blue Jays score 6 runs in 8th inning to defeat Philadelphia Phillies 15-14, in 4 hr-14 min slugfest at Veterans Stadium, Philadelphia

Sports History

1993-10-23 Baseball World Series: Defending champion Toronto Blue Jays beat Philadelphia Phillies, 8-6 at the SkyDome, Toronto to clinch series, 4-2; MVP: Blue Jays infielder Paul Molitor

  • 1994-01-12 Lefthanded pitcher Steve Carlton (Philadelphia Phillies) elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
  • 1994-07-31 Baseball Hall of Fame inducts New York Yankees shortstop Phil Rizzuto and Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Steve Carlton
  • 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
  • 2000-04-07 1st regular season MLB game at Enron Field (now Minute Maid Park) in Houston, Texas; visiting Philadelphia Phillies beat Astros 4-1, Phillies third baseman Scott Rolen hits first homer at new park
  • 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
  • 2007-07-15 MLB Philadelphia Phillies lose to visiting St. Louis Cardinals, 10-2 to become the first franchise in major American sport with 10,000 all-time losses
  • 2008-10-15 MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 1
  • 2008-10-29 Baseball World Series: Philadelphia beats Tampa Bay Rays, 4-3 in Game 5 at Citizens Bank Park for Phillies second title in their 126-year history; MVP: Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels

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