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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. Shop

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Phillies Timeline

Trace the Phillies' history through the years.

Phillies Phlashback
A historical look at the week of 9/29-10/5
  • September 29, 1907, 1st game

    RHP George McQuillan's consecutive scoreless innings streak ends at 25 innings, a Phillies record for the start of a career.

  • September 29, 1915

    The Phillies clinch first NL pennant with a 5-0 win at Boston, a 1-hitter for RHP Grover Cleveland Alexander, his 30th win. It is his fourth 1-hitter and 12th shutout of the season.

  • September 30, 1951

    CF Richie Ashburn goes 4-for-8 in final game to finish with 221 hits, the first Phillie to lead the NL in 18 years. Phillies defeat Brooklyn, 9-8, in 14 innings at Shibe Park.

  • September 30, 1971

    CF Willie Montanez sets a club rookie record with his 30th home run as the Phillies end the season with a 4-3 loss to Pittsburgh at the Vet.

  • September 30, 1978

    LHP Randy Lerch (11-8) hits two home runs and picks up the win as the Phillies capture their third straight NL East title, 10-8, at Pittsburgh.

  • September 30, 2007

    Phillies beat Washington, 6-1, at Citizens Bank Park and clinch National League Eastern Division title in last game of season as New York Mets who were tied with Phillies for first place lost to Florida, 8-1.

  • September 30, 2009

    Phillies beat Houston, 10-3, at Citizens Bank Park and clinch National League Eastern Division title with four games left for third straight year and eighth overall.

  • October 1, 1982

    RHP Terry Leach pitches 1 0, 10 inning 1 hitter against Phillies. Luis Aguayo's triple in 5th was lone hit. RHP John Denny pitches 1 hitter through 9 innings (Dave Kingman single in 2nd).

  • October 1, 2008

    NLDS #1 at Citizens Bank Park: Phillies earn first postseason win in 15 years with a 3-1 decision over the Brewers. Cole Hamels tosses eight shutout innings to get the win, retiring the first 14 batters.

  • October 1, 2011

    NLDS #1 at Citizens Bank Park: Ryan Howard's three-run homer keys a five-run sixth inning as the Phillies defeat the Cardinals, 11-6. Roy Halladay retires the last 21 batters to earn the win.

  • October 2, 2005

    Jimmy Rollins ends season with 36-game hitting streak, a club record, in 9-3 win in Washington.

  • October 2, 2008

    NLDS #2 at Citizens Bank Park: Shane Victorino hits a grand slam home run off CC Sabathia to cap a five-run second inning that lifts the Phillies to a 5-2 win and 2-0 lead over the Brewers.

  • October 2, 2011

    NLDS #2 at Citizens Bank Park: Phillies grab a 4-0 lead after two innings but the Cardinals come back against Cliff Lee to win, 5-4, and even the series at 1-1.

  • October 3, 2007

    NLDS #1 at Citizens Bank Park: In their first postseason appearance in 14 years, the Phillies fall to the Rockies, 4-2. Trailing, 3-0, Aaron Rowan and Pat Burrell hit back-to-back homers (first time in Phillies postseason history) to make it 3-2 in the fifth.

  • October 3, 2011

    NLDS #3: at St. Louis: Ben Francisco's three-run, pinch-hit homer in the seventh inning lifts the Phillies to a 3-2 win. Cole Hamels tosses six scoreless innings and Ryan Madson records a five-out save as the Phillies take a 2-1 series lead.

  • October 4, 1977

    NLCS #1 at Los Angeles: Greg Luzinski's booming two-run homer gives the Phillies a first-inning lead over the Dodgers but Ron Cey's grand slam off Steve Carlton ties it in the seventh. Singles by Bake McBride, Larry Bowa and Mike Schmidt produce two ninth-inning runs and a 7-5 win.

  • October 4, 1978

    NLCS #1 at Veterans Stadium: Steve Garvey's three-run homer triggers a four-run third inning. Dodgers win, 9-5, as reliever Bob Welch allows one run over 4.1 innings.

  • October 4, 1983

    NLCS #1 at Los Angeles: Mike Schmidt homers as the third batter of the game and Steve Carlton (7.2 IP) and Al Holland (1.1) combine to blank the Dodgers on seven singles, 1-0.

  • October 4, 2007

    NLDS #2 at Citizens Bank Park: Jimmy Rollins hits a lead-off homer and a second-inning triple giving the Phillies a 3-2 lead over the Rockies. Colorado rebounds with four-run innings in the fourth (Kazuo Matsui's grand slam) and sixth en route to a 10-5 win. Rockies lead Series, 2-0.

  • October 4, 2008

    NLDS #3 at Milwaukee: Playing their first postseason home game since 1982, the Brewers beat the Phillies, 4-1, behind David Bush. Phillies lead the Series, 2-1.

  • October 4, 2011

    NLDS #4: at St. Louis: First three Phillies batters reach base which produces two runs but the offense scores only one more time as the Cardinals stave off elimination with a 5-3 win. Series returns to Philadelphia, 2-2.

  • October 5, 1977

    NLCS #2 at Los Angeles: Don Sutton's complete game and Dusty Baker's grand slam carry the Dodgers to a 7-1 win. Series tied, 1-1.

  • October 5, 1978

    NLCS #2 at Veterans Stadium: Tommy John blanks the Phillies on four singles, a 4-0 decision that gives the Dodgers a 2-0 lead.

  • October 5, 1983

    NLCS #2 at Los Angeles: Gary Matthews' second-inning solo homer is the lone run in a 4-1 loss as the Dodgers even the Series, 1-1.

  • October 5, 2008

    NLDS #4 at Milwaukee: Homers by Pat Burrell (2), Jimmy Rollins and Jayson Werth propel the Phillies to a 6-2 win over the Brewers. Phillies advance to the NLCS against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

  • October 5, 2011

    NLDS #5: at Citizens Bank Park: Former teammates, Roy Halladay and Chris Carpenter, hook up in the series deciding game. The Cardinals first two batters produce a run that stands up, 1-0. Phillies are denied a fourth straight trip to the NLCS.