Today in Phillies History for September 27th

It happened on this day in:

1932: Chuck Klein finishes the season with 226 hits, 38 homers, and 20 stolen bases, leading the league in those categories.
1950: Reliever Jim Konstanty makes his 71st appearance of the year, setting a 20th century record, as the Phils beat Boston 8-7. He appeared in three more games that season.
1954: Richie Ashburn plays in the final game of the season, bringing his consecutive games played streak to a team record 730 games. He would miss the first game of the 1955 season due to a spring training injury
1969: Frank Lucchesi is named manager, replacing George Myatt. Myatt had a 21-25 records a manager. Lucchesi had a 19-year career managing in the minors, including at the Phils' AA team in Eugene in 1969.
1975: In the second game of a double header against New York, the Phillies complete an inning using only pinch-hitters. In the 12th inning, four pinch-hitters put up a couple of pop-ups, a single, and a walk. The fifth, Mike Rogodzinski, hit an RBI double, but the Phillies came up a run short, losing 3-2.
1976: The Phils clinch a post-season berth for the first time in 26 years, beating the Expos 4-1 in the first game of a double-header. Greg Luzinski homered & Jim Lonborg got the victory. They spent 156 days in first place. The Phillies also won the nightcap, the last game at Jarry Park.
1984: In the fifth inning of a 7-1 loss to New York, Juan Samuel steals his 72nd base of the year, establishing a new rookie record.
1998: Curt Schilling fans Florida's Kevin Orie in the seventh inning of a game in Miami, reaching 300 strikeouts for the second year in a row. He is only the fifth player in major-league history with back-to-back 300 K seasons.
2005: Jimmy Rollins appears on the cover of Sports Illustrated, along with Eagles Donovan McNabb and Terrell Owens

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