A peek at the past
During final weekend of Veterans Stadium in 2003 the All-Vet team, as voted by the fans, was introduced. They wore custom-made red-pinstriped blazers. Kalas, Samuel, Kruk, Abreu, Bowa, McGraw (front row, L-R). Luzinski, Schmidt, Maddox, Carlton, Green, Daulton.
A historical look at the dates of October 16-22
October 16, 1983
WS #5 at Veterans Stadium: Eddie Murray hits two homers as Baltimore wins the World Championship behind Scott McGregor's five-hit shutout, 5-0.
October 17, 1993
WS #2 at Toronto: Jim Eisenreich and Lenny Dykstra hit homers as Phillies even World Series at 1 all with 6 4 win.
October 18, 2009
NLCS #3 at Citizens Bank Park: Cliff Lee tosses a three-hitter while Phillies pound 11 hits in an 11-0 romp over the Dodgers to take a 2-1 Series lead. Jayson Werth and Shane Victorino homer.
October 19, 2009
NLCS #4 at Citizens Bank Park: Trailing the Dodgers, 4-3, in the bottom of the ninth, Jimmy Rollins delivers a walk-off, two-run double and a 5-4 win. Phillies lead Series, 3-1.
October 20, 1993
WS #4 at the Vet: Trailing, 14 9, after seven innings, the Blue Jays erupt for six runs in the eighth inning and a wild 15 14 win. Lenny Dykstra has a double, two homers, four runs scored, four RBI and a stolen base in a losing cause. Toronto leads the Series, 3 1.
October 21, 1980
WS #6 at Veterans Stadium: 11:29 p.m., Tug McGraw fans Willie Wilson to give Phillies a 4 1 win and their first World Championship before 65,839. In each of the Phillies four wins, a reliever struck out a KC hitter to end the game.
October 21, 2009
NLCS #5 at Citizens Bank Park: Jayson Werth hits two homers and the Phillies polish off the Dodgers, 10-4, to capture their seventh NL pennant and second straight.
October 22, 2008
WS #1 at St. Petersburg: Chase Utley hits a two-run homer in the first inning, Cole Hamels and Brad Lidge combine as Phillies edge Rays, 3-2.