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After the Game - Phillies Alumni

A peek at the past

Chase Utley faces the media after signing a pro contract, July 29, 2000. Phillies selected him in first round out of UCLA that summer. He received a $1,780,000 signing bonus. (Miles Kennedy photo)

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A historical look at the dates of 7/17-7/23
  • July 17, 1918

    Chicago wins at home, 2-1, in 21 innings, longest game in Phillies history. Both pitchers go the distance, winner George Tyler (21 IP, 13 H, 1 BB, 8 SO) and loser Milt (Mule) Watson (20 IP, 19 H, 4 BB, 5 SO).

  • July 18, 1966

    Gene Mauch becomes the first Phillies first manager this century to win 500 games, a 4-0 win over Los Angeles at Connie Mack Stadium.

  • July 18, 1983

    For the second time since becoming GM, Paul Owens goes from the front office to manage the Phillies. This time he replaces Pat Corrales with the Phillies (43-43) ½- game behind division-leading St. Louis.

  • July 19, 1955, 2nd game

    Playing their sixth game in four days and with Robin Roberts pitching on two day's rest, Phillies beat Cincinnati, 6-2, in Connie Mack Stadium. Roberts had two hits and drove in three runs while pitching a six-hitter.

  • July 21, 1973

    RF Hank Aaron hits his 700th home run off LHP Ken Brett during the Braves' 8-4 loss to the Phillies at Atlanta.

  • July 21, 1997

    RHP Curt Schilling strikes out 15, the most by a Phillies pitcher since Steve Carlton's 16 in 1982, but loses, 3-2, to Pittsburgh. After 17 years with the organization, C Darren Daulton is traded to the Florida Marlins for Billy McMillon.

  • July 23, 1978

    LHP Steve Carlton becomes the 78th pitcher to win 200 games with a 13-2 decision over Houston.