Phillies players would often sneak away from Coffee Pot Park to the orange groves to supplement their meager lunches. Bert Adams, George Chalmers and Oscar Dugey are having fun in one of the groves. Photo: Bob Warrington collection.
OF Greg Luzinski sold to Chicago White Sox.
Phillies lose, 1-0, to the New York Mets in 14 innings in Shea Stadium in first season opener ever played in March.
Phillies acquire RHP Curt Schilling from Astros for RHP Jason Grimsley.
Cleveland Indians defeat Phillies, 3-1, in On-Deck Series game, the first at Citizens Bank Park.
Phillies beat the Pirates, 1-0, in Pittsburgh. Roy Halladay is first Phillies pitcher to win back-to-back season openers since Art Mahaffey (1962-63). It was the third 1-0 opening day win in franchise history.