Today In Phillies History - September 18th
1888: Ben Sanders loses his bid for a perfect game when pitching opponent Gus Krock singles with one out in the 9th inning for the Colts. Sanders wins 6-0. 1891: Billy Hamilton steals 4 bases to pace the Phillies to an 11-6 decision over the Cincinnati Reds. Hamilton will finish the season with a league-leading 115 steals, breaking the 100 mark for the 3rd year in a row. 1903: Phillies pitcher Chick Fraser hurls 10-0 no-hit victory at Chicago. 1963: Phillies win, 5-1, behind Chris Short in final major league game ever played in New York's famed Polo Grounds. 1967: One of the years highlights (Sept. 18th) was a Dick Allen HR hit off St. Louis's Nelson Briles that sailed over the centerfield wall near the flag pole, the first such HR since the wall was raised in 1934. ************************ Phillies All-Time Rosters
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