Charlie Manuel, last year's inductee into the Toyota Wall of Fame, has the honor this year (July 31) to welcome the newest WOF member, outfielder Pat Burrell. He'll be the 13th outfielder in the WOF that as established in 1978.
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.
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.
2B 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.
LHP Steve Carlton, the winningest pitcher in Phillies history, is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
St. Louis scores three in the top of the 12th at Veterans Stadium when it the game is halted by rain. The Zamboni machine, used to vacuum the water from the artificial playing surface, breaks down...
...Cardinals file a protest and the NL rules a 3-3 suspended game, to be completed prior to the regular game on September 7. When the game resumed, Phillies score three in their 12th to tie before St. Louis wins in 13, 9-6.
CF Billy Hamilton sets major league record for most consecutive games scoring a run when he crosses plate in 24th consecutive game as Phillies beat Brooklyn Dodgers, 9-8, at Baker Bowl.
1B Fred Luderus plays in his 479th consecutive game for the Phillies, breaking the Major League Baseball record held by Eddie Collins of the Chicago White Sox. The streak began on June 2, 1916 and ended after 533 games with the 1920 season opener.
2B Tony Taylor hits an ultimate grand slam (trailing by three runs in the last inning) to give the Phillies a 7-6 win over San Francisco at Connie Mack Stadium.
Phillies beat Cardinals, 3-2, in St. Louis. Larry Andersen's club record for relief pitchers of pitching 32 2/3rds straight scoreless innings ends when Cardinals score in bottom of the eighth inning with two out.
Phillies set a club record with five triples in beating the Chicago Cubs at the Vet, 12-2, on a Saturday afternoon NBC telecast. LF Gary Redus has two; one each for C John Russell, SS Steve Jeltz and 2B Juan Samuel.