1971 Philadelphia Phillies Season

1971 Philadelphia Phillies Season

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 1971 Philadelphia Phillies season was the 89th season for the franchise in Philadelphia. The Phillies finished in sixth place in the National League East, with a record of 67-95. Regular season: On April 10, the Phillies officially opened Veterans Stadium, their new home park, with a 4-1 victory over the Montreal Expos. Harry Kalas was hired by the Phillies in 1971 to succeed Bill Campbell, and was the master of ceremonies at the 1971 opening of Veterans Stadium. The Phillies played an exhibition game against the Reading Phillies on June 17, 1971 in Reading. The Phillies had signed second-round draft-pick Mike Schmidt on June 11. Schmidt made his professional debut in the exhibition game in Reading. Schmidt played the whole game at shortstop for the Phillies and hit a game-winning homerun against Reading. He was subsequently assigned to the Reading club where he played the balance of the season.show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135859412
  • 9786135859416