Today in Phillies History for October 18th

It happened on this day in:

1884: In the 1884 city championship finale, the Phillies complete their sweep of the Athletics with a 13-5 victory. Only 350 fans attended.
1886: The second and final game of the 1886 city championship series is called a 6-6 tie after seven innings due to darkness.
1887: The Phillies beat the Atletics 9-2 in game five of the 1887 city championship series.
1888: In the first game of the 1888 city series, the Athletics score 5 runs in the eight inning to score an 8-5 victory over the Phillies.
1980: Larry Christenson retires only 1 batter, and is lifted after giving up 4 runs on 5 hits. The Royals even the World Series at 2 games a piece with the 5-3 win.
2009: Cliff Lee holds the Dodgers to 3 hits and no runs over 8 innings and the offense pounds out 11 runs as the Phillies take game 3 of the 2009 NLCS before the home fans.

Phillies Transactions on this Day

1973: Traded Ken Brett to Pittsburgh for Dave Cash
2012: Lost Tyson Brummett on waivers to Toronto.


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