Philadelphia Phillies: 1960s
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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
Who manages for 1 game
until Mauch gets there?
2) The 1961 Phillies open the
season on Tuesday, April 11, 1961, at the Los Angeles Memorial
Coliseum against the LA Dodgers.
their first home run of the season off Don Drysdale, in the 3rd
inning, with 1 on, 2 outs to CF-RF?
3) The Phillies had sold
pitcher Robin Roberts to the New York Yankees shortly after the
When did the Phillies announced
that Roberts' uniform number 36 would be retired by the team?
February 6, 1962
February 16, 1962
February 26, 1962
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?
5) Who was
NOT selected to the
1964 Major League Baseball All-Star Game
6) On December 3, 1964, Rudy
May and Costen Shockley were traded by the Phillies to the
California Angels for Bo Belinsky.
7) Who was the Phillies top
hitter with .317 Batting Average, 40 Home Runs, and a 1.027
On-base Plus Slugging?
8) June 6, 1967: Who
was traded by the Phillies to the Atlanta Braves for Gene Oliver
on June 6, 1967.
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
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.