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After the Game - Phillies Alumni

A peek at the past

Chase Utley faces the media after signing a pro contract, July 29, 2000. Phillies selected him in first round out of UCLA that summer. He received a $1,780,000 signing bonus. (Miles Kennedy photo) Shop

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Trace the Phillies' history through the years.

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A historical look at the dates of 7/24-7/31
  • July 24, 1995

    Phillies drop an 11-3 decision to the Colorado Rockies, despite RHP Omar Olivares' pinch-home run, first by a Phillies pitcher since Schoolboy Rowe in 1943.

  • July 24, 1998

    Phillies sweep a doubleheader against Florida, winning both games in the 12th inning (6-4 and 7-6). Mark Parent catches all 24 innings.

  • July 24, 2011

    GM Pat Gillick is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY.

  • July 25, 1980, 1st game

    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.

  • July 25, 2015

    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.

  • July 26, 2008

    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.

  • July 27, 1950

    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.

  • July 25-28, 1951

    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.

  • July 27, 1935

    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.

  • July 27, 1966

    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.

  • July 28, 2015

    Jonathan Papelbon traded to Washington Nationals for minor league pitcher Nick Pivetta.

  • July 29, 1983

    Phillies purchase contract of RHP Larry Andersen from Seattle Mariners.

  • July 29, 1984

    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.

  • July 29, 1989

    Phillies retire LHP Steve Carlton's #32 in pre-game ceremony before 47,277 at the Vet.

  • July 30, 1950

    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.

  • July 30, 1995

    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.

  • July 31, 1982

    Manny Trillo's major league record for consecutive errorless games ends at 89 when he makes a seventh-inning error in a 2-0 win over Chicago. He also sets a ML record for consecutive errorless chances, 479, during the streak.

  • July 31, 1994

    Steve Carlton, the winningest pitcher in Phillies history, is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.