Phillies: 1964 Season
your baseball knowledge of the Philadelphia Phillies: 1964
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NOT a sportscaster for the 1964 Philadelphia Phillies?
Joe E. Brown
2) On December 5, 1963: Don Demeter and Jack Hamilton were traded
by the Phillies to the Detroit Tigers for Jim Bunning and Gus Triandos.
3) April 6, 1964: Darrell
Sutherland was selected off waivers from the Phillies as a
first-year waiver pick.
Who was the team that picked Darrell
New York Mets
Who is the right fielder elected to the
1964 Major League Baseball All-Star Game and is the games MVP?
5) Who is the 1964 Philadelphia Phillies manager?
John Boozer and Ryne Duren are elected to the 1964 Major League
Baseball All-Star Game.
7) On Father's Day,
Jim Bunning threw a perfect game against the Mets, the first in
the National League since 1880. For perhaps the only time in the
stadium's history, the Shea faithful found themselves rooting for
the visitors, caught up in the rare achievement, and roaring for
Bunning on every pitch in the ninth inning.
Who did he strikeout
to end the game?
8) In 1964, whAT was
NOT a Phillies
9) Who was the starting third
baseman during the 1964 seasons and had a batting average of .318?
10) From a 6-1/2 game lead on the Cincinnati Reds with 12 games
remaining in the season, Philadelphia collapsed in a 10-game
losing streak (the first seven played at home). The "Phold," as it
is known, is one of the most notable collapses in sports history.