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Adolfo Phillips from the Chronology
Jun 11, 1969 - Maury Wills returns to Los Angeles with OF Manny Mota. IF Paul Popovich and OF Ron Fairly are traded to Montreal. The Expos then send Popovich to the Cubs for OF Adolfo Phillips and P Jack Lamabe. Adolfo popular with his teammates shakes hands with everyone while leaving except manager Leo Durocher.
Jun 11, 1967 - Adolfo Phillips blasts 4 HRs in a doubleheader 3 of them in consecutive at-bats in the 2nd game as the Cubs sweep the Mets at Wrigley Field 5-3 and 18-10. The total of eleven HRs in the 2nd game sets a NL record for 2 clubs in 9 innings and the 2 teams tie a NL mark when they total 40 extra bases on long hits (Chi-26 NY-14). The mark was set on July 31 1954. Adolpho has 6 hits and 8 RBIs on the day.
Jun 26, 1966 - Chicago's Ron Santo singles in the first and his next time up is struck in the face by a Jack Fisher pitch that fractures his cheek. Before Santo's at bat the Mets Ron Hunt and the Cubs Adolfo Phillips had both been hit by pitches. Santo will be operated on tomorrow but will return to action in a week. The injury ends his consecutive game streak at .390 but his hitting streak continues.
Jun 11, 1966 - Ernie Banks ties a modern ML record with 3 triples as Chicago wins 8-2 in the Astrodome. Chicago OF Adolfo Phillips also ties an ML record by striking out 9 straight times in 2 consecutive games (more than 18 innings).
May 5, 1966 - The Astros edge the Cubs, 4–3, in 13 innings as Frank Carpin gets his only ML win without throwing a pitch. With two out and Adolfo Phillips on second base and Glenn Beckert on first, Carpin comes in to pitch. The Cubs promptly pull a successful double steal. As Carpin again prepares to pitch, an emboldened Phillips tries to steal home and is out. When the Astros score in the bottom of the 13th, Carpin is the victor without facing a batter.
Apr 21, 1966 - The 1-7 Cubs trade veteran pitchers Larry Jackson and Bob Buhl to Philadelphia for young P Ferguson Jenkins OF Adolfo Phillips and 1B/OF John Herrnstein. "It's the best deal we could've made" says Phils manager Gene Mauch. "I think it complemented our staff exactly the way we wanted." Jenkins was 2-1 for the Phils in 1965 after being brought up from Arkansas (PCL) but he'll go into the Hall of Fame as a Cub.
Sep 6, 1965 - The Phils split with the Cards taking the 2nd game 10-5 behind Chris Short. Curt Simmons who had won 17 of 20 from the Phils since they released him is the loser. Rookie Adolfo Phillips has three doubles and his first ML homer to pace the attack. In the opener the Cards win 10-3 behind the spark of Curt Flood who singles home a run steals his 56th base and hits a 3-run homer. He adds a 2-run homer in the nitecap.