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After the Game - Phillies Alumni

A peek at the past

Aug. 18, 2006 featured one of the many historic moments at Citizens Bank Park as Mike Lieberthal caught his 1,125th game to break the club record held by Red Dooin, who wore a Phils uniform from 1902-1914. Bob Boone is third on the list and Carlos Ruiz just moved into fourth ahead of Darren Daulton. Shop

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Phillies Timeline

Trace the Phillies' history through the years.

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A historical look at the week of 8/24-8/30
  • August 25, 1922

    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.

  • August 25, 1955

    Before a double header with St. Louis, the Phillies 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 RBI to his record total.

  • August 25, 1995

    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.

  • August 28, 1971, 2nd 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.

  • August 29, 1885

    22-year-old RHP Charlie Ferguson tosses the first no-hitter in Phillies history, 1-0, vs. Providence. In his four-year career, all with the Phillies, he finished 99-64, 2.67 ERA winning 21-26-30-22 games. He died of typhoid fever two weeks after his 25th birthday.

  • August 30, 1913

    With the Phillies leading, 8-6, in the top of the ninth inning, Baker Bowl fans in one bleacher section began to distract New York Giant batters by waving handkerchiefs, newspapers and straw hats. Umpire William Brennan forfeits the game to the Giants...

  • August 30, 1913 (con't)

    NL President Thomas Lynch overrules Brennan and declares the Phillies the winners. New York appeals and the NL Board of Directors rule the game to be completed in New York on October 2. Phillies win, 8-6.

  • August 30, 1988

    RH Kent Tekulve relieves in 1,000th game (vs. San Francisco) to become only the second pitcher in baseball history to pitch in that many games. (Hoyt Wilhelm is all time leader, 1,070). Phillies beat Giants, 7-5, at the Vet.