Baseball Hall of Fame inductions are Saturday, July 23. Five years ago on the exact date, Pat Gillick was enshrined in Cooperstown.
Gene Mauch becomes the first Phillies first manager this century to win 500 games, a 4-0 win over Los Angeles at Connie Mack Stadium.
For the second time since becoming GM, Paul Owens goes from the front office to manage the Phillies. This time he replaces Pat Corrales with the Phillies (43-43) ½- game behind division-leading St. Louis.
Playing their sixth game in four days and with Robin Roberts pitching on two day's rest, Phillies beat Cincinnati, 6-2, in Connie Mack Stadium. Roberts had two hits and drove in three runs while pitching a six-hitter.
RF Hank Aaron hits his 700th home run off LHP Ken Brett during the Braves' 8-4 loss to the Phillies at Atlanta.
RHP Curt Schilling strikes out 15, the most by a Phillies pitcher since Steve Carlton's 16 in 1982, but loses, 3-2, to Pittsburgh. After 17 years with the organization, C Darren Daulton is traded to the Florida Marlins for Billy McMillon.
LHP Steve Carlton becomes the 78th pitcher to win 200 games with a 13-2 decision over Houston.
Phillies drop an 11-3 decision to the Colorado Rockies, despite RHP Omar Olivares' pinch-home run, first by a Phillies pitcher since Schoolboy Rowe in 1943.
Phillies sweep a doubleheader against Florida, winning both games in the 12th inning (6-4 and 7-6). Mark Parent catches all 24 innings.
GM Pat Gillick is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY.