World Champion Phillies are treated to a gigantic parade, October 22, 1980. Paul Owens and Dallas Green led the way down Broad Street to a rally in JFK Stadium. (Phillies photo).
WS #3 at Citizens Bank Park: Start of game is delayed by rain for 51 minutes. Jamie Moyer holds Tampa Bay to three runs in 6.1 innings and Phillies win, 5-4, on a walk-off, infield hit by Carlos Ruiz in the ninth inning. Phillies take 2-1 series lead.
WS #4 at Citizens Bank Park: Ryan Howard homers twice, drives in five runs and winner Joe Blanton homers as Phillies romp, 10-2, to take a commanding 3-1 lead over the Rays.
Steve Carlton wins record fourth Cy Young Award.
WS #5 at Citizens Bank Park: Game 5 starts on this date but was suspended, 2-2, after 5.5 innings by rain, the first WS suspension. Game resumes on October 29 after a 111-hour rain delay....
Pedro Feliz' single drives in Eric Buntlett with the lead run in the seventh inning of a 4-3 decision. Brad Lidge strikes out Eric Hinske in the ninth to give the Phillies their second World Championship. Cole Hamels is named WS MVP.
WS #1 at New York: Chase Utley hits two home runs and Cliff Lee tosses a complete game, six-hit 6-1 win over the Yankees in the opener.
Bill Giles' group, a limited partnership entitled "The Phillies" purchases the club from the Carpenter family.
WS# 2 at New York: A. J. Burnett and Mariano Rivera combine to beat the Phillies, 3-1. Yankees even the Series, 1-1.