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After the Game - Phillies Alumni

A peek at the past

Another flashback moment to remember took place October 6, 2010, at Citizens Bank Park when Roy Halladay no-hit the Cincinnati Reds in the first game of the NLDS. It was Halladay's first postseason start and second no-hitter in baseball's postseason history. The other: Don Larson's World Series no-hitter in 1956. Shop

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Phillies Phlashback
A historical look at the week of 10/5-10/11
  • October 5, 1950

    WS #2 at Shibe Park: Robin Roberts starts and pitches all 10 innings in a 2-1 loss. Joe DiMaggio's home run into the upper deck in left field is the game-winner.

  • October 5, 1977

    NLCS #2 at Los Angeles: Don Sutton's complete game and Dusty Baker's grand slam carry the Dodgers to a 7-1 win. Series tied, 1-1.

  • October 5, 1978

    NLCS #2 at Veterans Stadium: Tommy John blanks the Phillies on four singles, a 4-0 decision that gives the Dodgers a 2-0 lead.

  • October 5, 1983

    NLCS #2 at Los Angeles: Gary Matthews' second-inning solo homer is the lone run in a 4-1 loss as the Dodgers even the Series, 1-1.

  • October 5, 2008

    NLDS #4 at Milwaukee: Homers by Pat Burrell (2), Jimmy Rollins and Jayson Werth propel the Phillies to a 6-2 win over the Brewers. Phillies advance to the NLCS against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

  • October 5, 2011

    NLDS #5: at Citizens Bank Park: Former teammates, Roy Halladay and Chris Carpenter, hook up in the series deciding game. The Cardinals first two batters produce a run that stands up, 1-0. Phillies are denied a fourth straight trip to the NLCS.

  • October 6, 1950

    WS #3 at New York: Phillies seventh straight one-run World Series loss, this one, 3-2, as the Yankees rally with single runs in the eighth and ninth innings.

  • October 6, 1978

    NLCS #3 at Los Angeles: Steve Carlton drives in four runs and strikes out eight as Phillies stay alive with a 9-4 win at Dodger Stadium. LA leads Series, 2-1.

  • October 6, 1991

    David Cone of the Mets strikes out 19 in a 7-0 win over the Phillies at Veterans Stadium. It is the most strikeouts ever against the Phillies.

  • October 6, 1993

    NLCS #1 at Veterans Stadium: Kim Batiste drives in John Kruk with the winning run in the bottom of the 10th, a 4-3 decision over the Braves.

  • October 6, 2001

    RHP Jose Mesa records 41st save, a club record for a Phillies RHP, in 2-1 win vs. Reds in Cincinnati, first game of a Saturday DH.

  • October 6, 2007

    NLDS #3 at Denver: Rockies eliminate the Phillies in three straight, 2-1. Shane Victorino's homer in the seventh ties the game but Colorado scores an eight-inning run on three straight singles to advance to the NLCS.

  • October 6, 2010

    NLDS #1 at Citizens Bank Park: In his postseason debut, Roy Halladay tosses a no-hitter in beating the Reds, 4-0. It is the second no-hitter in MLB postseason history, the other being a perfect game by the Yankees' Don Larsen in 1956. Phillies win their seventh straight Game 1 of a postseason series, tying the NL record.

  • October 7, 1950

    WS #4 at New York: Yankees sweep Phillies in four games, 5-2, behind rookie Whitey Ford who tosses eight scoreless innings.

  • October 7, 1977

    NLCS #3 at Veterans Stadium: Gut-wrenching Phillies loss as Dodgers score three with two out in the top of the ninth for a 6-5 win on Black Friday. Bill Russell gets the game-winning single.

  • October 7, 1978

    NLCS #4 at Los Angeles: Bill Russell's 10th-inning single gives the Dodgers a 4-3 win, denying the Phillies of a World Series appearance for the third straight October.

  • October 7, 1980

    NLCS #1 at Veterans Stadium: Greg Luzinski's 2 run homer in the sixth gives the Phillies a 3 1 win over Houston. First post season win at home since World Series game #1, 10/8/15.

  • October 7, 1981

    NLDS #1 at Montreal: Expos (2nd half champs) beat Phillies (1st half champs), 3 1, in the first Division Series.

  • October 7, 1983

    NLCS #3 at Veterans Stadium: Gary Matthews drives in four runs and Charles Hudson tosses a four-hitter as Phillies win 7-2 and take a 2 1 lead over the Dodgers.

  • October 7, 1993

    NLCS #2 at Veterans Stadium: Atlanta has four home runs among 16 hits in a 14 3 romp, tying the Series at 1 1.

  • October 7, 2009

    NLDS #1 at Citizens Bank Park: Cliff Lee, in his first postseason appearance, tosses a complete game as the Phillies beat the Rockies, 5-1. Raul Ibanez, also in his first postseason game, drives in two on two hits.

  • October 8, 1915

    WS #1 at Baker Bowl: In their first World Series game ever, Grover Cleveland Alexander throws a complete-game 8-hitter to give the Phillies a 3-1 win over the Boston Red Sox. 20-year-old Babe Ruth, a LHP who had 18 wins during the season, is used as a pinch-hitter, his only appearance in the Series.

  • October 8, 1977

    NLCS #4 at Veterans Stadium: Tommy John defeats Phillies, 4-1, in the rain, sending the Dodgers to their third straight World Series.

  • October 8, 1980

    NLCS #2 at Veterans Stadium: Garry Maddox' RBI single ties the game at 3-3 in the eighth but the Astros score four in 10th inning to win, 7 4, and even the Series at 1 1.

  • October 8, 1981

    NLDS #2 at Montreal: Chris Speier drives in the winning run in the second straight 3-1 Expos victory. Montreal leads 2 0 in best-of-five Division Series.

  • October 8, 1983

    NLCS #4 at Veterans Stadium: Phillies gain revenge for 1 11 regular season record vs. LA by beating Dodgers, 7 2, for their third National League pennant. Gary Matthews homers in three straight games and is named the MVP.

  • October 8, 2009

    NLCS #2 at Citizens Bank Park: Rockies build a 4-0 lead after five innings against Cole Hamels and hang on for a 5-4 win to even the Series at 1-1.

  • October 8, 2010

    NLDS #2 at Citizens Bank Park: Scoring five unearned runs, the Phillies take a 3-0 lead in the series with a 7-4 decision over the Reds. Brad Lidge records a save.

  • October 9, 1915

    WS #2 at Baker Bowl: Woodrow Wilson becomes the first President to throw out the first ball at a World Series Game. Boston's Rube Foster three-hits the Phillies and drives in the winning run in the ninth, 2-1.

  • October 9, 1976

    NLCS #1 at Veterans Stadium: Reds spoil Phillies first postseason game in Philadelphia since 10/5/50 with a 6-3 win.

  • October 9, 1981

    NLDS #3 at Veterans Stadium: Phillies stay alive in Division Series with 6 2 win over Expos as Larry Christenson allows one run on four hits in six innings.

  • October 9, 1993

    NLCS #3 at Atlanta: Braves score five in the sixth and four in the seventh to defeat Phillies, 9 4. Atlanta leads the Series, 2 1.

  • October 9, 2008

    NLCS #1 at Citizens Bank Park: A two-run homer by Chase Utley and solo blast by Pat Burrell are enough to defeat the Dodgers, 3-2. Cole Hamels wins his second postseason game; Brad Lidge records his third save.

  • October 10, 1976

    NLCS #2 at Veterans Stadium: Jim Lonborg carries a no-hitter into the sixth inning when the Reds score four times en route to a 6-2 win. Reds lead Series, 2-0.

  • October 10, 1980

    NLCS #3: at Houston: Astros take a 2 1 Series lead with a 1 0, 11 inning win on Dennis Walling's sacrifice fly in the Astrodome. Phillies on the verge of losing their fourth NLCS in five years.

  • October 10, 1981

    NLDS #4 at Veterans Stadium: George Vukovich hits a pinch-hit, walk-off home run in the 10th to beat the Expos, 6-5, and tie the Series at 2-2.

  • October 10, 1993

    NLCS #4 at Atlanta: Danny Jackson and Mitch Williams combine for a 2 1 win to tie Series at 2 2.

  • October 10, 2008

    NLCS #2 at Citizens Bank Park: Brett Myers gets three hits and three RBI in beating the Dodgers, 8-5. Brad Lidge strikes out the side for his fourth save. Phillies lead Series, 2-0.

  • October 10, 2010

    NLDS #3 at Cincinnati: Cole Hamels tosses a five-hit shutout over the Reds, 2-0, as the Phillies get their first postseason series sweep and advance to the NLCS.

  • October 11, 1915

    WS #3 at Boston: Duffy Lewis' walk-off RBI single gives the Red Sox a 2-1, win and a 2-1 series lead before 42,300, a World Series attendance record.

  • October 11, 1980

    NLCS #4 at Houston: Phillies rally for three in eighth, Astros tie in ninth, Phils win with two in 10th, 5-3; Greg Luzinski's pinch hit double is GW RBI. Pete Rose bowls over Bruce Bochy to score the winning run. Five-game series tied, 2-2.

  • October 11, 1981

    NLDS #5 at Veterans Stadium: Steve Rogers pitches 6 hitter, drives in two runs as Expos win, 3-0. Montreal wins the Series, 3-2.

  • October 11, 1983

    WS #1 at Baltimore: Home runs by Joe Morgan and Garry Maddox give John Denny and Phillies a 2 1 win in Baltimore in the first "I-95" World Series game.

  • October 11, 1993

    NLCS #5 at Atlanta: Lenny Dykstra's solo home run in the top of the 10th inning sinks Atlanta, 4 3. Phillies lead Series, 3-2.

  • October 11, 2009

    NLDS #3 at Denver: October 10 game postponed by snow and record-low temperatures. Game is rescheduled for this date. Ryan Howard's sacrifice fly in the ninth inning gives the Phillies a 6-5 lead and a 2-1 series edge. Game time temperature is 35 degrees.