Wall of Fame catchers Mike Lieberthal and Darren Daulton are regulars for Alumni Weekend. This summer, the dates are July 31 - August 2.
RHP Bob Miller beats New York Giants, 9-6, at Shibe Park, becoming first Phillies rookie to start season 8-0.
LHP Steve Carlton strikes out St. Louis OF Tony Scott in the fourth inning for his 2,833rd strikeout, becoming the all-time leader for left-handers. Phillies win, 8-3, at St. Louis.
Phillies tie club record for most runs scored in the first inning (10) in 22-1 win over Cincinnati Reds at Citizens Bank Park. Shane Victorino ties club record by scoring five times.
A two-out, three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning by RF Johnny Callison gives the NL a dramatic 7-4 victory in the All-Star Game at Shea Stadium. Callison's blast to the right field seats comes off the Boston Red Sox' fireballing RHP Dick Radatz. He becomes the first Phillie to win the ASG MVP Award.
3B Mike Schmidt homers in four consecutive at-bats for the second time in his career. Schmidt homers in his final at-bat on July 6 and connects in his first three at-bats on this date against San Francisco. Giants win, 8-6.
Another classic. SS Kevin Stocker makes his major league debut in one of the Vet's longest games. Los Angeles scores twice in the ninth to send the game into extra innings. It all ends with CF Lenny Dykstra's two-run double in the bottom of the 20th inning, a 7-6 win. It matches the longest game in Vet history, May 4, 1973 vs. Atlanta.
Streak of 257 consecutive sellouts at Citizens Bank Park begins on this date. It becomes the longest streak in National League history.
RHP Red Donahue, Villanova University product, pitches 5-0 no-hitter against visiting Boston. Donahue walked two and two others reached base on errors.
Jeff Grotewold ties a club record with his third consecutive pinch-hit home run during a 4-3 loss at San Francisco. All three homers come in Candlestick Park over a four-game, three-day series.
LHP Juan Perez strikes out the side on 9 pitches in the 10th inning of the Phils' 3-2 victory over Atlanta, picking up the win. He is the first pitcher to record a 9-pitch, 3-K inning in extra innings since 1923.
RHP Robin Roberts' streak of 28 complete games ends when RHP Bob Miller relieves him in two-run eighth inning of a 6-5 victory over Brooklyn Dodgers at Connie Mack Stadium. Streak began August 28, 1952.
LHP Curt Simmons is the starting hurler in the All-Star Game at St. Louis, the seventh straight year in which a Phillies pitcher has started the game (Robin Roberts 5, Simmons 2).
3B Dick Allen becomes the first player to hit a home run over the center field fence between stands and flag pole at Connie Mack Stadium since the fence was raised to 32 feet in 1934. Blow comes off RHP Nelson Briles in the eighth inning of a 4-3 win over the Cardinals.
Back with the Phillies, RF Chuck Klein becomes only the third player in the NL to hit four home runs in a game, a 9-6, 10-inning win for the Phillies at Pittsburgh.
GM Paul Owens puts himself in the dugout as a replacement for manager Frank Lucchesi in an effort to learn more about the players and their future.
PH Del Unser sets a major league record with his third consecutive pinch-hit home run, this one a three-run game-winner in the bottom of the ninth which lifts the Phillies to a 6-5 win over San Diego at the Vet. 3B Mike Schmidt's hottest home run streak includes his seventh home run in his last 15 at bats (5 games), which ties an NL record.
1B William "Kitty" Bransfield becomes the first Phillie to drive in eight runs in a game during an 18-0 win at Pittsburgh.
RHP Charles (Dutch) Schesler gives 22 hits while pitching eight innings of relief during the Phillies 23-5 loss to the Giants at Baker Bowl. LHP Jumbo Jim Elliott started for the Phillies, couldn't get an out in the second inning and was charged with the loss. Schesler finished the game allowing 16 runs (14 earned) with no walks and one strikeout.
LHP Ken Raffensberger becomes the first Phillies hurler to win an All-Star Game when he gets the decision in the NL's 7-1 victory at Pittsburgh.
RHP Robin Roberts is the first Phillies pitcher to start an All-Star Game as the NL takes on the AL at Chicago's Comiskey Park. Roberts went on to start five of the decade's first six All-Star Games.
For the second straight year, a Phillies pitcher gets the win in the All-Star Game as RHP Heathcliff Slocumb gains the decision in the NL's 3-2 victory at Arlington, TX.
LHP Frank "Noodles" Hahn pitches the first no-hitter against the Phillies this century, winning 4-0 in Cincinnati.
RHP Doug Jones becomes the first Phillies pitcher in 50 years to win an All-Star Game when he gets the verdict in the NL's 8-7, 10-inning win at Pittsburgh.