» August 18, 1913: Philadelphia's Erskine Mayer sets an NL mark by surrendering nine consecutive hits to the Cubs in the 9th inning of their game. The Cubs score six runs to win, 10–4.
» August 19, 1913: The Phils' Grover Cleveland Alexander matches Erskine Mayer by giving up an NL-record-tying nine consecutive hits and six runs to the Cubs in a 9–4 loss.
» June 1, 1914: The Phillies pound out 16 hits, including six for extra bases, but still lose to the Giants, 11–7. Christy Mathewson is slightly more effective than Erskine Mayer in winning.
» June 9, 1914: At Baker Bowl, Honus Wagner joins Cap Anson as the only members of the 3,000 hit club when collects a 9th-inning double off the Phillies' Erskine Mayer, and scores the Bucs lone run. It comes in Wagner's 2,332nd game. Nap Lajoie will join the club in September. (Later calculations put the date at June 30th or July 4th). Wagner also shows his skills by tricking Hans Lobert to try and take 3B and then tagging him out at 2B; With the Phils up 3–0, in the 8th he nabs Beals Becker at 2B with a hidden ball trick.
» October 9, 1915: Playing game two in tiny Baker Bowl in Philadelphia, Boston's 19-game winner Rube Foster allows the Phils three hits and drives in the winning run to break a 1–1 tie in the 9th against Erskine Mayer. The Sox win, 2–1. President Wilson and his fiancé watch the game, the first President to attend a World Series.