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After the Game - Phillies Alumni

A peek at the past

Thirty eight years ago, right-handed pitcher Robin Roberts was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame at Cooperstown, NY. Because of rain, induction ceremonies took place in the Otesaga Hotel small ballroom.

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Trace the Phillies' history through the years.

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A historical look at the week of 8/25-8/31
    August 11, 1970RHP Jim Bunning joins Cy Young as the only pitchers to win 100 games in each league, a 6-5 decision in Houston.
  • August 25, 1995

    Gregg Jefferies hits for the cycle, the first Phillie since Johnny Callison did it on June 27, 1963, 5,107 games ago. Phillies bury visiting Los Angeles, 17-4.

  • August 28, 1971, 2nd game

    Rick Wise (14-10) hits a solo home run in the fifth inning and a grand slam in the seventh in defeating San Francisco, 7-3, in the second game of a Vet Stadium doubleheader. It is Wise's second two-home run game of the season, tying a major league record for pitchers.

  • August 29, 1885

    Charlie Ferguson tosses the first no-hitter in Phillies history, 1-0, vs. Providence. In his four-year career, all with the Phillies, he finished 99-64, 2.67 ERA winning 21-26-30-22. He died of typhoid fever two weeks after his 25th birthday.

  • August 30, 1913

    With the Phillies leading, 8-6, in the top of the ninth inning, Baker Bowl fans in one bleacher section began to distract New York Giant batters by waving handkerchiefs, newspapers and straw hats. Umpire William Brennan forfeits the game to the Giants...

  • August 30, 1913 (con't)

    ...NL President Thomas Lynch overrules Brennan and declares the Phillies the winners. New York appeals and the NL Board of Directors rule the game to be completed in New York on October 2. Phillies win, 8-6.

  • August 30, 1988

    Kent Tekulve relieves in 1,000th game (vs. San Francisco) to become only the second pitcher in baseball history to pitch in that many games. (Hoyt Wilhelm is all time leader, 1,070). Phillies beat Giants, 7-5, at the Vet.

  • August 31, 1979

    Farm director Dallas Green replaces Danny Ozark as the Phillies manager. Ozark finishes with a 594-510 record for six-plus seasons.

  • August 31, 1983

    Al Holland picks up his eighth win out of the bullpen, 4-3, over visiting San Diego. Pirates, Phillies, Expos and Cardinals are in the race as September 1 rolls around. Difference between first and fourth place is two and a half games.

  • August 31, 2006

    Ryan Howard hits 49th home run to break Mike Schmidt's single-season record (48 in 1980) during a 6-5 loss at Washington.