55 wins, 54 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 50.5 percent)
The Phils beat the NY Giants 6-5 in 10 innings, to end the Giants' 18-game winning streak.
1915: Grover Alexander threw a 1-hitter against New York (his second of three that year). Fred Merkle's second inning double was the only hit. Alexander fanned 6 and walked none.
1976: In the first ABC Monday night game shown from the Vet, the Phillies got shut out by the Dodgers, 6-0. Steve Garvey was the star, going 4-for-5 with a home run.
1979: In his major-league debut, Dickie Noles gets a start against the Mets. He gives up a home run to Joel Youngblood, the first batter he faces, and takes the loss in a 3-2 contest.
1989: With the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th, Steve Jeltz scores on a passed ball by Steve Reed to beat the Reds 3-2.
Released Wally Berger
1886: Beals Becker
1950: Gary Matthews
1967: Tim Worrell
1923 Joe Bennett
1930 Snipe Hansen
1979 Dickie Noles
1986 Tom Gorman*
1988 Bill Scherrer*
1989 Jim Adduci*
Note: Entries marked with an '*' represent the Phillies debut of a player who previously appeared in the majors. Unmarked entries are players who made their major-league debuts with the Phillies.