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After the Game - Phillies Alumni

A peek at the past

Sixty years ago, the Phillies' Johnny Callison won the All-Star Game with a dramatic three-run home run in the ninth inning at Shea Stadium. He was named the ASG MVP, an honor that hasn't been matched by any other Phillie.

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A historical look at the week of 7/7-7/13
    June 16, 1998PH Mike Lieberthal hits a 3-run, game-winning home run to cap a 7-run ninth inning that gives the Phillies an electrifying 8-7 win over the Pirates at Veterans Stadium.
  • July 7, 1964

    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.

  • July 7, 1979

    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.

  • July 7, 1993

    Another classic. SS Kevin Stocker makes his major league debut in one of the Vet's longest games. Los Angeles scored 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.

  • July 7, 2009

    Sold out Citizens Bank Park begins a streak of 257 games in which the Phillies had a sellout at home, longest streak ever in the National League.

  • July 8, 1898

    RHP Red Donahue, Villanova University product, pitches 5-0 no-hitter against visiting Boston.

  • July 8, 1992

    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.

  • July 8, 2011

    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 was the first pitcher to record a 9-pitch, 3-K inning in extra innings since 1923.

  • July 9, 1953

    RHP Robin Roberts' streak of 28 consecutive 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.

  • July 9, 1957

    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).

  • July 9, 1967

    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.

  • July 10, 1936

    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.

  • July 10, 1972

    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.

  • July 10, 1979

    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.

  • July 11, 1910

    1B William "Kitty" Bransfield becomes the first Phillie to drive in eight runs in a game during an 18-0 win at Pittsburgh.

  • July 11, 1931, 1st game

    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.

  • July 11, 1944

    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.

  • July 11, 1950

    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.

  • July 11, 1995

    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.

  • July 12, 1900

    LHP Frank "Noodles" Hahn pitches the first no-hitter against the Phillies this century, winning 4-0 in Cincinnati.

  • July 12, 1994

    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.

  • July 13, 1896

    OF Ed Delahanty hits four home runs and a single in five at-bats but Phillies lose, 9-8, at Chicago.

  • July 13, 1900

    3B Harry Wolverton triples three times in a 23-8 win at Pittsburgh, a record which still stands for the Phillies and Major League Baseball.

  • July 13, 1915

    The Phillies beat Cardinals in St. Louis, 8-0, to take over National League lead, which they hold for remainder of season. Grover Alexander wins his ninth game in a row, his second longest winning streak with Phillies.