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After the Game - Phillies Alumni

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Paul Owens, Dick Allen, Ruly Carpenter and Danny Ozark at the press conference announcing the return of the slugger to the Phillies in 1975. Veterans Stadium press club was jammed-packed with media.

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A historical look at the week of 5/23-5/29
  • May 23, 1991

    Tommy Greene pitches no-hitter at Montreal, 2-0, before 8,833. He walks seven and strikes out 10.

  • May 24, 1935

    Phillies lose first night game in major league baseball history, 2-1, at Cincinnati's Crosley Field. Game time: 1:35. Attendance for the historic game, 20,422.

  • May 24, 1999

    For the first time in team history, the Phillies have the same-name battery, RHP Joel Bennett and C Gary Bennett. Phillies win, 5-4, over Montreal.

  • May 25, 2011

    Longest game in Citizens Bank Park, Phillies edge Cincinnati, 5-4, in 19 innings. INF Wilson Valdez pitches the 19th inning and gets the win, first position player in Phillies history to record a win.

  • May 26, 1990

    Mike Schmidt's #20 is retired in pre-game ceremonies as Phillies lose, 12-3, to Atlanta before 56,789.

  • May 26, 2008

    Phillies set a Citizens Bank Park record for runs in a game, blasting Colorado, 20-5. 2B Chase Utley drives in six runs.

  • May 27, 1986

    Steve Carlton makes his 666th start to break LHP Warren Spahn's NL record in a 6-2 win over San Francisco.

  • May 28, 1983

    Entering the game hitless in his last 22 at-bats, Mike Schmidt strikes out his four at-bats on 12 pitches. The 13th pitch he sees is a two-run game-winning homer in the last of the ninth off Jeff Reardon to give the Phils a 5-3 win over Montreal.

  • May 29, 1965

    Dick Allen hits measured 529-foot home run completely over the Coca-Cola billboard atop Connie Mack Stadium's left-center field roof off RHP Larry Jackson. First-inning blast sends Phillies to a 4-2 win over Chicago.

  • May 29, 1978

    Garry Maddox records four of the Phillies' seven stolen bases in a 4-3, 14-inning win against Pittsburgh.

  • May 29, 1985

    Mike Schmidt switches to first base as rookie Rick Schu is brought up from Portland to play third base. Phillies lose, 6-1, at Los Angeles.

  • May 29, 1986

    Greg Gross collects his 100th career pinch-hit in a 5-4 win over San Francisco.

  • May 29, 2010

    Roy Halladay tosses perfect game, 1-0, over the Marlins in Miami. He throws 115 pitches (72 for strikes) and fans 11.