» May 11, 1947: In front of 41,660 at Shibe Parkthe largest crowd to date to watch a baseball game in Philadelphiathe Phils take two from Brooklyn to take three out of four in the series. The Jays win 73 and 54. In the first game, the Phils score all their runs in the 3rd and 4th to give knuckler Dutch Leonard his 5th win against a defeat, and his 2nd win in three days against the Bums. Del Ennis's first homer of the year scores 3. Schoolboy Rowe, with relief help from Ken Heintzelman wins the nitecap. He also bangs a homer, and wins his 9th straight over two seasons. Harry Walker raises his average in a Phils uniform to .406 and "closes out the nitecap with one of the most spectacular catches of the season, a catch that would have made the immortal Dode Paskert of 30 years ago doff his hat." (Philadelphia Inquirer)
» July 18, 1948:
In the first of two before 39,623, the Chicago Cubs beat the visiting Philadelphia Phillies 32. With two outs and the bases loaded in the 9th inning, rookie Robin Roberts hits Phil Cavarretta and Andy Pafko on the back with successive pitches to force home the winner. Chicago's Johnny Schmitz allows just four hits, three by Johnny Blatnik. The Jays (as they are still occasionally referred to in print) win the nitecap, 64, collecting 17 hits, including a homer by Del Ennis. Schoolboy Rowe evens his record at 55, beating Russ Meyer.
» August 28, 1948: The Phils snap their 10-game losing streak with a pair of victories over the Pirates, 92 and 117. Del Ennis and Andy Seminick homer in the opener to back Schoolboy Rowe. Ennis hits pair in game two, Seminick adds another, as do Eddie Miller, Granny Hamner --his first of the year -- and Al Lakeman. But the Phils lose star Richie Ashburn, who breaks a finger on his left hand.
» June 2, 1949:
The Philadelphia Phillies hit five HRs in the eighth inning, tying the mark set by the 1939 Giants. The Phillie 5 includes Del Ennis, Andy Seminick (2), Pudding Head
Jones, and Schoolboy Rowe. Jones adds a triple, and Gran Hamner's 2B jumps the extra base total to 18, still a record. Seminick has three HRs in all.
» July 27, 1950:
Philadelphia's Del Ennis cracks a double in the 7th and a grand slam in the 8th inning to drive in seven runs against the Cubs as the Phils win 133 at home. Philadelphia will win 11 of their next 15 games to hold 1st place by four games over the Braves.
» July 30, 1950: Del Ennis of the Phils hits his 2nd grand slam in three days in a 100 pasting of Pittsburgh. He adds a two-run homer as the Phils take the 2nd game, 42, and helps the Phils boost their lead to three games over St. Louis. His seven RBIs in two games gives him 41 for the month, A new Phils record.
» August 16, 1950: The Phils polish off the second place Braves, 51 on Robin Roberts' three-hitter. The Phils score four in the fourth off Vern Bickford, concluding the scoring with Del Ennis' 26th homer.
» September 15, 1950: In game two, Eddie Waitkus of the Phils gets five hits for the third time this season, as the Phillies beat the Reds 87 in 19 innings. Teammate Del Ennis goes 5-for-10. The Reds lead 50 after five innings, but the Phils tie it up in regulation. Both teams score twice in the 18th, and the Phils score in the 19th on a bases-loaded hit by Del Ennis. The Phils win the lid lifter, 21.
» May 7, 1955:
Behind Carl Erskine, the Dodgers beat Robin Roberts and the Phils, 63, for their 9th straight win. All the Phils scoring is on solo homers -- two by Willie Jones and one by Del Ennis. For the Phils, it is their 8th loss in a row while the Brooks have now won 20 out of 22 games. The game is almost forfeited in the 7th after plate ump Art Gore chases Roberts, Earl Torgeson, and Jack Meyer from the Phils bench. Fans rain dozens of beer cans down on Gore and fellow ump Jocko Conlan.
» July 23, 1955:
LF Del Ennis of the Phillies hits three HRs and drives in all seven runs as the Phils win 7-2.
» April 29, 1956:
For the 3rd time in his career, Phillies LF Del Ennis
spoils a no-hitter, this time singling off the Giants
Ray Monzant, who wins the one-hitter 8-1 anyway
in the 2nd game of a doubleheader.
» November 20, 1956: The Cardinals trade OF Rip Repulski and SS Bobby Morgan to the Phillies for OF Del Ennis.
» June 29, 1958: Left fielder Del Ennis of the Cards throws out two Phillie runners in the 3rd inning, tying a ML record. But the Phils win in the 13th, 54, on a double by Harry Anderson. The nitecap is suspended in the 8th with the Phils leading, 42.
» May 1, 1959:
The White Sox send OF Lou Skizas and LHP Don Rudolph to the Reds for OF Del Ennis. Tomorrow the Sox will send Ray Boone to the A's for Harry Simpson.
» July 25, 1980:
In the first game of a doubleheader split with the Braves, Mike Schmidt hits his 25th and 26th home runs of the season to pass Del Ennis as the Phillies' all-time home run leader with 261. The Phils win, 54, then fall, 30, to Tommy Boggs.