53 wins, 46 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 53.5 percent)
Dodger Andy Messersmith fans the first 6 Phillies to come to bat as Los Angeles wins 5-1. Greg Luzinski fanned in the 2nd, but reached second base on two passed balls.
1983: Through the first 7 innings against Montreal, Mike Schmidt had struck out 4 times (each time on only 3 pitches) and made a throwing error from third base. With one on in the bottom of the ninth, he hit a 2-run home run to seal a 5-3 victory for the Phillies.
1990: Lenny Dykstra makes his only appearance as a Phillie on the cover of Sports Illustrated (cover date 6/4)
Traded Donnie Elliott to Atlanta for Ben Rivera
1881: King Brady
1899: Bob Rice
1919: Art Lopatka
1923: Bob Kuzava
1934: Bobby Smith
1959: Steve Jeltz
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.