Today in Phillies History for October 21st

It happened on this day in:

1887: The Phillies pounded out 23 hits in a 17-2 win over the Athletics in the 1887 city championship series finale.
1889: Ed Seward pitched a 2-hit shutout for the A's, striking out 8 Phillies for a 9-0 victory in game 4 of the city series.
1926: John "Stuffy" McInnis is signed to a 2-year deal as Phillies manager. McInnis played first base for Connie Mack's A's.
1980: Finally, Victory! Nearly 66,00 fans at the Vet witness the Phils beating the Royals to take the 1980 World Championship. Mike Schmidt drove in two runs. Tug McGraw fanned Willie Wilson to seal the 4-1 victory.
1993: Curt Schilling goes the distance for the win, saving the Phils' bullpen. He shut the Jays out on 5 hits, fanning 6. The Phils victory in Game 6 left them trailing the Blue Jays 3 games to 2.
2009: The Phillies hit 4 home runs, including 2 by Jayson Werth, to take the 2009 NLCS with a 10-4 win over Los Angeles. The 7 home runs hit by both teams set a new post-season record for a nine inning game.
2010: Despite pitching with a groin strain sustained in the second inning, Roy Halladay held the Giants in check for 6 innings and bullpen shut them out the rest of the way for a 4-2 victory in Game 5 of the NLCS. Jayson Werth hit a solo home run in the ninth, his NL-record 13th career post-season dinger.

Phillies Transactions on this Day

1971: Traded Larry Hisle to Los Angeles for Tom Hutton
1989: Received Jeff Hulse from Kansas City to complete the 9/2/1989 trade for Larry McWilliams

 

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