Fans line up to buy tickets at the grandstand entrance to Baker Bowl, home of the Phillies from 1887 into 1938.
RHP Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam home run in his first major league plate appearance (2nd inning) in a game in New York.
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.
Jim Fregosi replaces Nick Leyva as Phillies manager.
INF Lave Cross hits for the cycle in 22-5 Phillies win over Brooklyn, the first cycle in team history.
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.
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.
LHP Steve Carlton ties the club record for a LHP with 14 strikeouts in pitching a one-hit, 3-0, shutout in San Francisco. Lone hit was by SS Chris Speier, the Giants' first batter.
LHP Steve Carlton sets modern NL record with sixth one-hitter, 7-0, over St. Louis. Lone hit was by Ted Simmons, a lead-off single in the second inning.
RHP Kevin Millwood pitches ninth no-hitter in Phillies history, 1-0, over the Giants at Veterans Stadium. CF Ricky Ledee homers in the first inning and catches the final out.