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After the Game - Phillies Alumni

A peek at the past

Paul Owens, Dick Allen, Ruly Carpenter and Danny Ozark at the press conference announcing the return of the slugger to the Phillies in 1975. Veterans Stadium press club was jammed-packed with media. Shop

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Trace the Phillies' history through the years.

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A historical look at the week of 5/23-5/31
  • May 23, 1991

    Tommy Greene pitches no-hitter at Montreal, 2-0, before 8,833. He walks seven and strikes out 10.

  • May 24, 1935

    Phillies lose first night game in major league baseball history, 2-1, at Cincinnati's Crosley Field. Game time: 1:35. Attendance for the historic game, 20,422.

  • May 24, 1999

    For the first time in team history, the Phillies have the same-name battery, RHP Joel Bennett and C Gary Bennett. Phillies win, 5-4, over Montreal.

  • May 25, 2011

    Longest game in Citizens Bank Park, Phillies edge Cincinnati, 5-4, in 19 innings. INF Wilson Valdez pitches the 19th inning and gets the win, first position player in Phillies history to record a win.

  • May 26, 1990

    Mike Schmidt's #20 is retired in pre-game ceremonies as Phillies lose, 12-3, to Atlanta before 56,789.

  • May 26, 2008

    Phillies set a Citizens Bank Park record for runs in a game, blasting Colorado, 20-5. 2B Chase Utley drives in six runs.

  • May 27, 1986

    Steve Carlton makes his 666th start to break LHP Warren Spahn's NL record in a 6-2 win over San Francisco.

  • May 28, 1983

    Entering the game hitless in his last 22 at-bats, Mike Schmidt strikes out his four at-bats on 12 pitches. The 13th pitch he sees is a two-run game-winning homer in the last of the ninth off Jeff Reardon to give the Phils a 5-3 win over Montreal.

  • May 29, 1965

    Dick Allen hits measured 529-foot home run completely over the Coca-Cola billboard atop Connie Mack Stadium's left-center field roof off RHP Larry Jackson. First-inning blast sends Phillies to a 4-2 win over Chicago.

  • May 29, 1978

    Garry Maddox records four of the Phillies' seven stolen bases in a 4-3, 14-inning win against Pittsburgh.

  • May 29, 1985

    Mike Schmidt switches to first base as rookie Rick Schu is brought up from Portland to play third base. Phillies lose, 6-1, at Los Angeles.

  • May 29, 1986

    Greg Gross collects his 100th career pinch-hit in a 5-4 win over San Francisco.

  • May 29, 2010

    Roy Halladay tosses perfect game, 1-0, over the Marlins in Miami. He throws 115 pitches (72 for strikes) and fans 11.

  • May 30, 1935, 1st game

    LF Babe Ruth goes hitless (one at-bat) in his final game as the Boston Braves beat the Phillies, 11-6, in the first game of a Baker Bowl doubleheader. Attendance: 18,000.

  • May 30, 1982

    LHP Steve Carlton wins his 191st game with Phillies, 6-2, over Atlanta. Victory moves Lefty into second place on the Phillies' all-time list ahead of Grover Alexander. Robin Roberts leads with 234.

  • May 30, 1989

    Veterans Stadium is empty except for a handful of media who were there for Mike Schmidt's retirement press conference. He had announced his retirement the day before in San Diego and returned home to meet the Philly media. His last game was May 28 at San Francisco.

  • May 30, 2009

    Ryan Howard hits his eighth career grand slam to set a new club record. Phillies beat Washington, 9-6.

  • May 31, 1994

    Phils rally for 8-7 win in Wrigley Field, ending May with a 15-13 record despite losing three starting pitchers (Curt Schilling, Tommy Greene, Ben Rivera) and three regulars (John Kruk, Kevin Stocker, Dave Hollins) to the disabled list during the month.

  • May 31, 2009

    LHP Jamie Moyer wins his 250th game, 4-2, over Washington.

  • May 31, 2014

    1B Ryan Howard collects his 1,000th RBI with a three-run homer in 7th inning, a 5-4, 14-inning loss to the Mets. All three weekend games go extra innings, 14-14-11.