1000 wins

Congratulations to Phillies manager Charlie Manuel on his 1,000th victory as a big league manager.

Cole Hamels pushed him over the milestone when he pitched a complete game last night to beat the Braves, 5-1. It was the 96th win Cole has recorded while pitching for Charlie.

During his 12-year managerial career he has collected 780 wins with the Phillies (most in franchise history) and 220 wins as the manager of the Cleveland Indians. His clubs have never finished less than 3rd ...

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On This Day… Schmidt All Star HR

On this day in 1981, Phillies Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt became the fourth (and most recent) in franchise history to homer in an All Star Game.
With his team down 4-3 in the top of eighth inning, Schmidt pounded a Rollie Fingers pitch over Dave Winfield and the Municipal Stadium center field wall, driving in Pittsburgh’s Mike Easler to propel the National League its 10th straight win over the American League.
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On This Day… Schmitty On Top

On the day in 1980, Mike Schmidt hit the 260th and 261st home runs of his career… the most in Philadelphia Phillies history. Schmitty jumped ahead of former Phillies slugger Del Ennis with a first inning 2 run blast and added another in the third inning, both off Atlanta lefty Larry McWilliams. In the game Schmidt went 4 for 4, including a 12th inning bases loaded walk that gave the Phillies a 5-4 win over the Braves in the first ...
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On this day…. Ryan Howard #200

July 16, 2009

Ryan Howard, playing in his 658th game, becomes the fastest player to hit 200 home runs when he goes deep off Chris Volstad with his solo shot in the sixth inning in team’s 4-0 victory in Miami. The previous mark was held by Hall of Fame slugger Ralph Kiner, who played in 48 more contests than the 29 year-old Phillies first baseman to reach the plateau.
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