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.
3B Mike Schmidt's first-inning double in Pittsburgh off Mike Dunne breaks Richie Ashburn's club record for career hits (2,217).
RHP Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam home run in his first major league plate appearance (2nd inning) in a game in New York.
RHP Art Mahaffey sets a Phillies record with 17 strikeouts in a 6-0 win over the Cubs in the second game of a doubleheader at Connie Mack Stadium. RHP Frank Sullivan blanks the Cubs, 1-0, in the first game. Phillies haven't had a doubleheader shutout since.
INF Lave Cross hits for the cycle in 22-5 Phillies win over Brooklyn, the first cycle in team history.
SS Dick Bartell becomes the first major league player to get four consecutive doubles in a nine-inning game, a 7-1 win over Boston at Baker Bowl.
2B Chase Utley gets first hit in the majors, a third-inning grand slam during a 9-1 win over the Rockies at Veterans Stadium.
LHP Steve Carlton ties the club record for a LHP with 14 strikeouts in pitching a one-hit, 3-0, shutout in San Francisco. SS Chris Speier, the Giants' first batter, singled.
LHP Steve Carlton sets modern NL record with sixth one-hitter, 7-0, over St. Louis. C Ted Simmons, a lead-off single in the second inning.