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After the Game - Phillies Alumni

A peek at the past

Tadahito Iguchi is mobbed by Pat Burrell after scoring winning run in 11-10 win over the Mets at Citizens Bank Park on August 30, 2007. Four-game sweep of the first-place Mets pulled the second-place Phillies to within two games.

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A historical look at the week of 9/15-9/21
  • September 15, 1950

    Jim Konstanty pitches 10 innings of relief in a 19-inning, 8-7 victory over Chicago. The game is the longest in Shibe Park history. Del Ennis also sets a record with 10 at-bats, most by a Phillie in an extra-inning game.

  • September 15, 1984

    2B Juan Samuel breaks the club record with his 18th triple in a 4-3 loss to Montreal at the Vet. RF Elmer Flick set the record in 1901. Samuel finishes the season with 19 triples, a club rookie record.

  • September 15, 1989

    Von Hayes becomes the first player to hit two homers into the upper deck in right field at the Vet in a single game.

  • September 16, 1967

    In the bottom of the 11th inning, Rick Joseph hits a one-out, walk-off grand slam to give the Phillies a 8-4 win over Los Angeles. It's the only pinch-hit, extra-inning grand slam in team history.

  • September 16, 1997

    RHP Curt Schilling fans nine in beating the Mets to become the first Phillies pitcher with 300 strikeouts in season and the 13th in baseball history.

  • September 17, 1900

    Cincinnati SS Tommy Corcoran, coaching at third in a game at Philadelphia, uncovers a wire in the coaching box that leads across the outfield to the Phillies clubhouse, where reserve catcher Morgan Murphy reads the opposing catcher's signs and relays them to the Phillies coach by using a buzzer hidden in the dirt.

  • September 17, 2001

    Baseball returns after the September 11 terrorist attacks. 3B Scott Rolen rips two home runs to lead the Phillies past Atlanta, 5-2. Rolen becomes just the fifth player to hit two home runs in a game off RHP Greg Maddux.

  • September 17, 2011

    Phillies beat St. Louis Cardinals, 9-2, at Citizens Bank Park and wrap up Eastern Division championship for fifth straight year, their 11th Eastern Division championship overall.

  • September 18, 1903, 2nd game

    RHP Chick Fraser throws the Phillies first no-hitter of the century, 10-0, at Chicago. For loser RHP George (Peaches) Graham, it is his only big league appearance.

  • September 18, 1952

    RHP Robin Roberts defeats the New York Giants, 7-4, at the Polo Grounds improving his record to 28-7, most victories in the majors since 1935. "Robbie" led the NL in complete games (30) and innings pitched (330), but finished second in the MVP voting to OF Hank Sauer, 37 homers, 121 RBI for the fifth-place Chicago Cubs, who finished 10 games behind the Phillies.

  • September 18, 1963

    LHP Chris Short (8-11) wins the final game played at Polo Grounds, a 5-1 complete game. New York Giants RF Jim Hickman hits the last home run. Attendance is 1,752.

  • September 18, 1971

    RHP Rick Wise sets a club record by retiring 32 consecutive batters in a 4-3, 12-inning complete game win over Chicago at the Vet. Wise wins own game with a single. His line: 12 innings, 5 hits, 3 runs, 2 earned, 0 walks, 10 strikeouts.

  • September 18, 1993

    2B Mariano Duncan belts his second grand slam homer of the season as the Phillies clinch the NL East crown with a 10-7 victory at Pittsburgh. Slam is the Phillies eighth, a new club record for a single season.

  • September 19, 1959

    CF Richie Ashburn breaks the club record for career hits (2,211) with a seventh-inning single off the first base bag in a 9-3 loss to the Milwaukee Braves at Connie Mack Stadium. Ed Delahanty (1888-89; 1891-1901) held the record.

  • September 20, 1987

    3B Mike Schmidt hits 487th home run as a third baseman in a 4-1 win at Montreal to break Eddie Mathews' all-time record.

  • September 20, 1992

    After snaring a low line drive hit by 3B Jeff King, 2B Mickey Morandini pulls off the first unassisted triple play in Phillies history during the sixth inning of a 3-2 loss in Pittsburgh.

  • September 21, 1911

    RHP Grover Cleveland Alexander hurls his fourth straight shutout at Chicago. Others were September 7 (at Braves), 13 (Dodgers) and 17 (at Reds).

  • September 21, 1964

    Holding a 6 1/2-game lead with 12 games left in the season, the Phillies lose, 1-0, to Cincinnati as Chico Ruiz steals home with Frank Robinson at bat. The defeat launches a disastrous 10-game losing streak during which the Phillies fall out of first place. Phillies drew 1,425,891, their largest attendance ever.

  • September 21, 1981

    LHP Steve Carlton passes RHP Bob Gibson as the NL's all-time strikeout leader when he fans Montreal CF Andre Dawson in the third inning for his 3,118th strikeout. Expos win, 1-0, in 17 innings at Montreal.

  • September 21, 2010

    Phillies beat Atlanta, 5-3, as Roy Halladay becomes first Phillies right hander to win 20 games in a year since Robin Roberts in 1955. Halladay sets club record for most wins in a season at Citizens Bank Park with 12.