Baseball Hall of Fame inductions are Saturday, July 23. Five years ago on the exact date, Pat Gillick was enshrined in Cooperstown.
RHP Dick Ruthven throws a Vet-record 12 innings in his complete game, 5-4, win over Atlanta. 3B Mike Schmidt hits his 260th home run to break Del Ennis' club record.
Cole Hamels pitches 13th no-hitter in franchise history, 5-0, against the Cubs in Wrigley Field. He walked two and struck out 13. It was his last start for the Phillies as he was traded six days later.
PH Greg Dobbs hits a 3-run homer vs. Atlanta at Citizens Bank Park giving the Phillies a 10-9 win. It was his 20th pinch hit of the season, matching the club record set by Doc Miller in 1913.
RF Del Ennis sets a club record by driving in seven runs in two consecutive innings (seventh and eighth) as the Phillies pound Chicago, 13-3, at Shibe Park.
RHP Robin Roberts (7/25 at St. Louis), LHP Ken Johnson (7/26 at STL), RHP Bubba Church (7/27 at Chicago) and RHP Russ Meyer (7/28 at CHI) set a club record with four consecutive shutouts.
2B Jose "Chile" Gomez, a native of Mexico, becomes the first Hispanic player to appear in a Phillies uniform. He is hitless in four at-bats in a 5-0 win over the Braves in Boston.
Pitching classic in Dodger Stadium as Dodgers edge Phillies, 2-1, in 12 innings. Winner LHP Sandy Koufax strikes out 16 in 11 innings while loser RHP Jim Bunning fans 12 in his 11-inning outing.
Jonathan Papelbon traded to Washington Nationals for minor league pitcher Nick Pivetta.
Phillies purchase contract of RHP Larry Andersen from Seattle Mariners.
2B Juan Samuel and CF Von Hayes are the first Phillies to hit back-to-back home runs to lead off a game, a 6-4 win over Montreal at the Vet.
Phillies retire LHP Steve Carlton's #32 in pre-game ceremony before 47,277 at the Vet.
RHP Robin Roberts tosses his third consecutive shutout, 10-0, against the Pirates at Shibe Park. Others were 2-0 at Cincinnati on July 22 and 1-0 vs. the Cubs on July 25.
With the largest crowd, an estimated 28,000, ever to attend the ceremony, 3B Mike Schmidt and OF Richie Ashburn are inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Manny Trillo's major league record for consecutive errorless games ends at 89 when he makes an error in a 2-0 win over Chicago. He also sets a ML record for consecutive errorless chances, 479, during the streak.
LHP Steve Carlton, the winningest pitcher in Phillies history, is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.