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A historical look at the dates of 6/26-7/2
  • June 26, 2015

    Ryne Sandberg resigns as manager. Pete Mackanin named interim manager.

  • June 27, 1931

    Pinky Whitney sets club record for most consecutive games driving in a run, 10, at Baker Bowl against the Pirates.

  • June 27, 1963

    Johnny Callison hits for the Phillies' first cycle in 30 years in a 13-4 victory at Pittsburgh. In the same game, CF Tony Gonzalez's seventh-inning error ends his major league record for outfielders of 205 consecutive errorless games.

  • June 27, 1980

    Steve Carlton fans the Mets' Elliott Maddox in the fifth inning, his 1,872nd strike out as a Phillie, establishing a new team record. He also gets the win in a 3-2 victory.

  • June 27, 2007

    Ryan Howard hits a 505-foot home run, setting records for the longest blast at Citizens Bank Park and the fastest player to 100 home runs (325 games). Phillies lose to the Reds 9-6.

  • June 27, 2010

    Jamie Moyer is the 40th pitcher to reach 4,000 strikeouts during an 11-2 win in Toronto. The Blue Jays runs come on a 2-run homer by Vernon Wells, the 506th career round-tripper given up by Moyer, making him the all-time leader in that category. RHP Robin Roberts held the record.

  • June 28, 1994

    Fernando Valenzuela, signed out of the Mexican League, makes his debut for the Phillies with a no-decision in a 2-1 loss to Florida. Valenzuela allows an unearned run on six hits in six innings.

  • June 28, 2004

    David Bell hits for the cycle in 14-6 win over Montreal at Citizens Bank Park. Grandfather Gus Bell did it in 1951 against the Phillies at Shibe Park. Each happened on a Monday night.

  • June 28, 2011

    Cliff Lee is the third Phillies pitcher to toss three consecutive shutouts (3-0 vs. FL, 6/16; 4-0 at StL, 6/22, 4-0 vs. BOS today). He joins Grover Cleveland Alexander (1916) and Robin Roberts (1950). Alexander holds club record with 4 in a row in September 1911.

  • June 29, 1987

    Steve Bedrosian sets a major league record with his 12th consecutive save in a 6-5 decision over Pittsburgh at the Vet. He extends the record to 13 the next day but sees the streak end on July 2.

  • June 30, 1892

    Phillies end with a 22-5 record for the month, the most wins in June in club history.

  • June 30, 1938

    In final game at Baker Bowl, New York beats the Phillies, 14-1, before 1,500 fans. Following a road trip, the Phillies move permanently to Shibe Park on July 4.

  • June 30, 1967, 2nd game

    Playing his ninth position since joining the Phillies in 1963, super-sub Cookie Rojas pitches a scoreless ninth inning in a 12-3 loss to San Francisco, allowing one hit.