2010 Moment: #1 The Perfect Game

The Phillies offense was in a rut. So what could Roy Halladay do? Be perfect. At a time when runs were hard to come by, the Phillies’ Roy Halladay needed only one run to best the Marlins, throwing the 20th perfect game in the Major League history. The image of third baseman Juan Castro fielding … Continue reading 2010 Moment: #1 The Perfect Game

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Hamels Fans 13 in Win

I hate to break it to you Cole but you’re only going to get two runs of support tonight. Is that cool? What’s that? You said that isn’t a problem? Sounds good to me. Cole Hamels struck out a career high 13 batters en route to a 2-1 Phillies win. His 25 1/3 scoreless innings … Continue reading Hamels Fans 13 in Win

Historic Halladay

Phillies fans knew there was going to be a no-hitter. But not many were expecting that Roy Halladay would be perfect. It’s almost fitting that it happened in Philadelphia where Halladay, a championship-starved pitcher, finally landed himself on a true contender. Doc faced 27 batters and showed each one of them to their seats on … Continue reading Historic Halladay

Phils Swept; Go 1-8 on Home Stand

On th 45th anniversary of Jim Bunning’s perfect game, you would expect a special game from Cole Hamels. Well he did indeed deliver, going eight innings, striking out 10 and surrendering two runs on seven hits. Surely one of the best offenses can give Hamels the support. Wrong. After Greg Dobbs solo home run in … Continue reading Phils Swept; Go 1-8 on Home Stand

FIM Recap

I’m still up for absolutely no reason whatsoever so I decided to recap moment 15-2 of the Famous/Infamous Moment series. Tomorrow morning I will post #1 which is pretty obvious as to what it is. Here is the list: #15 – Steve Cartlon (1994), Mike Schmidt and Richie Ashburn (1995), and Jim Bunning (1996) get … Continue reading FIM Recap

FIM #4: Bunning Goes Perfect

1964 was one of the most memorable seasons in Phillies history. It was full of highs and ended in disaster. One of those special moments came on June 21 versus the Mets at Shea Stadium. It was also Father’s Day (ironically this year Father’s Day falls on June 21 again) and Jim Bunning would throw … Continue reading FIM #4: Bunning Goes Perfect

FIM #7: The Phold

The Reds’ Chico Ruiz steals home 1964 was supposed to be a great year for the Phillies. They already saw a no hitter from Jim Bunning and they were in the clear to take the division. Well with a 6 1/2 game lead, they blew the last 12 games to miss the playoffs. Known as … Continue reading FIM #7: The Phold

FIM #15: Three Straight Years of HOFers

It was in the wake of a World Series run that ended in heart break. But fans were soon reminded of the great players that have worn the Phillies jersey in years past. 1994 was the first of three consecutive years a Phillie would get inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. In … Continue reading FIM #15: Three Straight Years of HOFers