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After the Game - Phillies Alumni

A peek at the past

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A historical look at the week of 4/25-5/1
  • April 25, 1972

    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.

  • April 26, 1980

    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.

  • April 27, 2003

    RHP Kevin Millwood pitches ninth no-hitter in Phillies history, 1-0, over the Giants at Veterans Stadium. CF Ricky Ledee homers in the first inning and catches the final out.

  • April 27, 2014

    SS Jimmy Rollins and 2B Chase Utley play in their 1,090th game, the most for any SS-2B combo in major league history.

  • April 29, 1954

    RHP Robin Roberts pitches one-hitter, 4-0, in Milwaukee, a third-inning double by C Del Crandall.

  • April 29, 1981

    Needing three strikeouts to reach 3,000, LHP Steve Carlton strikes out the side in the first inning against the Expos in FOUR minutes at Veterans Stadium. 3B Tim Wallach as #3,000.

  • April 30, 1887

    Phillies beat New York, 15-9, in the first game played at Broad and Huntington Streets Park, later known as Baker Bowl.

  • April 30, 1934

    Phillies play their first Sunday game at home. Because of the Pennsylvania blue laws, organized sports competition on Sundays had been illegal in the state.

  • May 1, 1883

    In Phillies first game ever, Providence Grays pull out a 4-3 victory in Philadelphia's Recreation Park. Estimated attendance was 1,200.

  • May 1, 1906

    20-year-old LHP John Lush tosses a no-hitter, 6-0, at Brooklyn. A graduate of Philadelphia's Girard Preparatory, Lush finishes 18-12 for the season.

  • May 1, 1983

    Phillies observe 100th anniversary of their first game and 40-year-old Tony Perez collects 3 hits and drives in 5 runs in an 11-3 romp over Houston. John Enzmann, 93, the oldest living former Phillie, throws out the ceremonial first pitch.

  • May 1, 2015

    Ryan Howard plays in his 1,299th game at first base, most in club history. Fred Luderus (1910-20) held the record.