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RHP Robin Roberts allows a lead-off home run to Bobby Adams and then retires next 27 Cincinnati hitters in order as the Phillies beat the Reds, 8-1, at Connie Mack Stadium. Robbie struck out eight and improved his record to 4-3 and lowered ERA to 1.88.
RHP Robin Roberts sets club record with his 191st win, 5-2, over Milwaukee at Connie Mack Stadium. RHP Grover Cleveland Alexander, previous record holder, won his 190th game in 1917.
RHP Garrett Stephenson makes major league debut and strikes out the first five batters, a Phillies record for a rookie. Phillies win, 3-2, over St. Louis as Stephenson fans 12 in seven innings.
Section of Baker Bowl stands collapses during seventh-inning stretch, a game the Phillies won, 12-4, over St. Louis. Game is called and Phillies play last 12 games of May homestand at Shibe Park, starting May 18.
1B Dick Allen, acquired in a trade a few days earlier, singles in his first at-bat and draws a standing ovation from the Vet crowed of 30,908. Allen bats fifth between Greg Luzinski and Mike Schmidt. Lefty Steve Carlton (2-4) blanks Cincinnati, 4-0, on awcwn hits.
San Francisco C Bob Brenly singles with two out in the eighth to break up LHP Steve Carlton's no-hit bid. Lefty blanks San Francisco, 2-0, on two hits.
One of the most exciting finishes in Vet history. After 11 scoreless innings, San Francisco scores two in the top of the 12th. With two out and two runners on base in the bottom of the 12th, RF Bob Dernier hits a three-run, game-winning, inside-the-park home run to left field, 3-2.
LHP Curt Simmons allows a single to lead-off hitter Bill Bruton and then retires next 27 Milwaukee batters in order in winning, 3-0, in County Stadium. Simmons (6-1) strikes out 10 and lowers ERA to 1.42.
LF Greg Luzinski hits a 500-foot homer off the Liberty Bell (mounted on 400 level facade in center field) at the Vet in an 8-1 loss to Chicago RHP Burt Hooton.
LHP Don Carman blanks San Diego on three hits, 9-0, but the big news...he gets his first major league hit after going 0-for-48.
A 10-inning classic in Wrigley Field: Phillies 23, Cubs 22. Teams combined for 11 home runs. LF Dave Kingman hit three; 3B Mike Schmidt, two, including a two-out, game-winner off Bruce Sutter in the 10th. Game time: 4:03; attendance, 14,952.
Phillies edge the Chicago Cubs, 1-0, in 16 innings, the longest shutout game in Phillies and Vet history.
The idea of Phillies wearing all-burgundy uniforms on Saturdays starts and ends on this date, a 10-5 loss to Montreal. RHP Jim Lonborg kidded LF Greg Luzinski, "Bull, you look like a big grape."