Left to right, C Bill Killefer, C Ed Burns, P Joe Oeschger, OF Possum Whitted and P Eppa Rixey. The photo was taken during spring training in St. Petersburg, FL, in 1915. Photo: Rich Westcott collection.
RHP Kevin Millwood pitches ninth no-hitter in Phillies history, 1-0, over the Giants at Veterans Stadium. CF Ricky Ledee homers in the first inning and catches the final out.
SS Jimmy Rollins and 2B Chase Utley play in their 1,090th game, the most for any SS-2B combo in major league history.
RHP Robin Roberts pitches one-hitter, 4-0, in Milwaukee, a third-inning double by C Del Crandall.
Needing three strikeouts to reach 3,000, LHP Steve Carlton strikes out the side in the first inning against the Expos in FOUR minutes at Veterans Stadium. 3B Tim Wallach as #3,000.
Phillies beat New York, 15-9, in the first game played at Broad and Huntington Streets Park, later known as Baker Bowl.
Phillies play their first Sunday game at home. Because of the Pennsylvania blue laws, organized sports competition on Sundays had been illegal in the state.
In Phillies first game ever, Providence Grays pull out a 4-3 victory in Philadelphia's Recreation Park. Estimated attendance was 1,200.
20-year-old LHP John Lush tosses a no-hitter, 6-0, at Brooklyn. A graduate of Philadelphia's Girard Preparatory, Lush finishes 18-12 for the season.
Phillies observe 100th anniversary of their first game and 40-year-old 1B Tony Perez collects three hits and drives in five runs in an 11-3 romp over Houston. RHP John Enzmann, 93, the oldest living former Phillie, throws out the ceremonial first pitch.
In a real rarity, both Phillies catchers, Tim McCarver and Mike Ryan, suffer broken bones in their hands in the sixth inning of a 7-1 loss at San Francisco. Utility player Jim Hutto finishes the game behind the plate.
OF Ron Northey, along with $50,000, is traded to the St. Louis Cardinals for CF Harry Walker and RHP Fred Schmidt. Walker winds up leading the league in hitting (.363) for the Phillies.
2B Mariano Duncan ties club record by scoring five runs in 12-3 win at San Francisco. Duncan is a perfect 5-for-5, three singles, a triple and home run.