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After the Game - Phillies Alumni

A peek at the past

Left to right, C Bill Killefer, C Ed Burns, P Joe Oeschger, OF Possum Whitted and P Eppa Rixey. The photo was taken during spring training in St. Petersburg, FL, in 1915. Photo: Rich Westcott collection.

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A historical look at the week of 4/20-4/26
  • April 20, 1989

    3B Mike Schmidt's first-inning double in Pittsburgh off Mike Dunne breaks Richie Ashburn's club record for career hits (2,217).

  • April 21, 1898

    RHP Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam home run in his first major league plate appearance (2nd inning) in a game in New York.

  • April 23, 1961

    RHP Art Mahaffey sets a Phillies record with 17 strikeouts in a 6-0 win over the Cubs in the second game of a doubleheader at Connie Mack Stadium. RHP Frank Sullivan blanks the Cubs, 1-0, in the first game. Phillies haven't had a doubleheader shutout since.

  • April 24, 1894

    INF Lave Cross hits for the cycle in 22-5 Phillies win over Brooklyn, the first cycle in team history.

  • April 24, 1933

    SS Dick Bartell becomes the first major league player to get four consecutive doubles in a nine-inning game, a 7-1 win over Boston at Baker Bowl.

  • April 24, 2003

    2B Chase Utley gets first hit in the majors, a third-inning grand slam during a 9-1 win over the Rockies at Veterans Stadium.

  • 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.