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Today in Phillies History for August 21st

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

55 wins, 53 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 50.9 percent)


It Happened Today in:

1917: Chief Bender hurls a one-hit, 6-0 victory over Chicago. The Cubs' only hit was a second-inning single by Pete Kilduff.
1919: John Adams ties a National League record for catchers with 7 assists in a game.
1949: The Phils forfeit a game to the Giants after a barrage of debris is thrown from the Shibe Park stands in response to an umpire's call that Richie Ashburn trapped a line drive. It was the first forfeit in the majors in 7 years.
1972: Steve Carlton lost to the Phil Neikro and the Atlanta Braves 2-1 in 11 innings, snapping a 15-game personal victory streak.
1990: The Phils score 2 runs in the eighth inning and 9 runs in the ninth inning, to cap a 12-11 comeback win over the Dodgers.
1991: After 2,681 trips to the plate, John Kruk is hit by a pitch for the first time in a game. Pittsburgh's Randy Tomlin threw the ball.
1991: Pittsburgh's Randy Tomlin hits John Kruk with a pitch -- the first time in Kruk's more than 2,500 at-bat career he didn't get out of the way.


Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1982: Sold Sparky Lyle to Chicago (AL)


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