August 9, 1955 - Del Ennis drives in his 1,000th run in 9-1 win vs. Pittsburgh. Ed Delahanty is the club's all-time RBI leader (1,286).
1B Jim Thome hits 35th and 36th homers in 9-4 win in St. Louis to break Phillies club record for homers by a first baseman (34, Deron Johnson, 1971).
Phillies are charged with 27 errors in a game against Providence (walks, wild pitches and passed balls were charged as errors prior to 1888).
Phillies beat Mets, 9-7, in New York as second baseman Eric Bruntlett starts an unassisted triple play in bottom of ninth inning to end the game. It is the 15th unassisted triple play in MLB history but only the second to end a game.
After scoring 10 runs in the second inning and 14 in the fourth, Chicago hangs on to beat the visiting Phillies, 26-23, in baseball's highest-scoring game ever. The Phillies rally with eight in the eighth and six in the ninth. 13 different Phillies score a run, a club record.
Before a double header, the Phils honor Del Ennis for driving in more runs than any player in team history. Ennis is presented with gifts including a Cadillac, TV, air conditioner, freezer, diamond ring, and fishing outfit. The Phils win both games, with Ennis adding 4 to his record total.
LF 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.
LHP Dan Plesac records 1,000th strikeout in the seventh inning of 4-3 Phillies win over Montreal at Veterans Stadium. The next night, Plesac appears in 1,000th game.
RHP 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.