NL Standings and Team Stats
Today In Phillies History
1927: Phillies pitcher Jack Scott pitches both games of a double-header in Cincinnati and goes the distance in both. He beat the Reds 3-1 in the first game, but lost 3-0 in the nightcap. No pitcher has recorded two complete games in the majors in a single day since.
1970: In the only face off between Hall-of-Famers Jim Bunning and Tom Seaver, Seaver earns the win while fanning 11 and Bunning retires only two batters while allowing 7 runs.
1971: Larry Bowa was credited with 2 stolen bases on a single play. Playing the Mets in the top of the 14th, Bowa and Oscar Gamble attempt a double steal. Bowa makes it to third, while Gamble is caught in a rundown. Bowa then advances home, scoring and drawing a throw that allows Gamble to reach second safely.
1927: In a game at Wrigley Field, Phillies Jimmie Wilson and Fresco Thompson steal home in the same inning (the 8th). Both steals came on the front end of double-steals. The Phillies scored six runs in the inning, earning a 7-2 victory.
1982: Catcher Bo Diaz steals home on the back end of a double-steal, as the Phillies beat Pittsburgh, 8-3.
1987: Before a game in Chicago, the Phillies fired manager John Felske and replaced him with coach Lee Elia, a former Cubs skipper and Philadelphia native. Felske had a 190-194 record over three seasons leading the Phils.
1989: Traded Steve Bedrosian and a player to be named to San Francisco for Terry Mulholland, Dennis Cook and Charlie Hayes
1989: Traded Juan Samuel to New York (NL) for Lenny Dykstra, Roger McDowell, and a player to be named
1948: Robin Roberts
1960: Dallas Green
1977: Bake McBride
1883: Boston beats the Phils 29-4, the most runs scored against the Phils
1967: Larry Jackson throws a 1-hit victory over the Mets. It's his 18th straight win over New York, a streak that dates to the first game the Mets ever played. The only hit he gave up was a double by Tommy Davis in the second.
1989: Terry Mulholland, Lenny Dykstra, and Roger McDowell debut with the Phillies.
1997: Bill Giles announces his resignation as team president and elevates his protege David Montgomery to the post. Giles becomes the team's chairman.