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Philadelphia Phillies: 1960s

Test your baseball knowledge of the Philadelphia Phillies: 1960s
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Phillies Hat - Trivia powered by ABE1) On April 14, after the Philadelphia Phillies lose their Opening Day game to the Cincinnati Reds 9-4, Phillies manager Eddie Sawyer resigns, ending his managerial career. Gene Mauch becomes the Phillies manager.
Who manages for 1 game until Mauch gets there?

  1. Andy Cohen

  2. Dick Carter

  3. Peanuts Lowrey

  4. Ken Silvestri

2) The 1961 Phillies open the season on Tuesday, April 11, 1961, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum against the LA Dodgers.
Who hit their first home run of the season off Don Drysdale, in the 3rd inning, with 1 on, 2 outs to CF-RF?

  1. Tony Taylor

  2. Johnny Callison

  3. Robin Roberts

  4. Tony Gonzalez

3) The Phillies had sold pitcher Robin Roberts to the New York Yankees shortly after the 1961 season.
When did the Phillies announced that Roberts' uniform number 36 would be retired by the team?

  1. February 6, 1962

  2. February 16, 1962

  3. February 26, 1962

  4. March 6, 1962

4) Who was the Phillies Rookie that made his MLB debut on April 10, 1963 for the Philadelphia Phillies and was a 1963All-Star selection?

  1. John Boozer

  2. Paul Brown

  3. Ray Culp

  4. Ryne Duren

5) Who was NOT selected to the 1964 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

  1. Jim Bunning

  2. Johnny Callison

  3. Chris Short

  4. Dennis Bennett

6) On December 3, 1964, Rudy May and Costen Shockley were traded by the Phillies to the California Angels for Bo Belinsky.

  • True or False?

7) Who was the Phillies top hitter with .317 Batting Average, 40 Home Runs, and a 1.027 On-base Plus Slugging?

  1. Dick Groat

  2. Dick Allen

  3. Phil Linz

  4. Cookie Rojas

8) June 6, 1967: Who was traded by the Phillies to the Atlanta Braves for Gene Oliver on June 6, 1967.

  1. Clay Dalrymple

  2. Jimmie Schaffer

  3. Bob Uecker

  4. Johnny Briggs

9) George Culver of the Cincinnati Reds pitched a 6-1 no-hitter against the Phillies in the second game of a doubleheader at Connie Mack Stadium on July 28, 1968.

  • True or False?

10) The Phillies recorded four straight complete game shutouts from August 13 to August 16, 1969. The Phillies shutout the Atlanta Braves two games in a row in Atlanta then returned to Philadelphia where they shutout the Chicago Cubs in the following two games.

  • True or False?

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Philadelphia Phillies: 1960s

1) A 2) B. 3) A. 4) C. 5) D. 6) True 7) B. 8) C. 9) True 10) False.  They shutout the Houston Astros in the following two games.


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