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1996 Philadelphia Phillies season

1996 Philadelphia Phillies
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (since 1883)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Bill Giles
    General manager(s) Lee Thomas
    Manager(s) Jim Fregosi
    Local television WPHL-TV
    PRISM
    SportsChannel Philadelphia
    (Harry Kalas, Richie Ashburn, Andy Musser, Chris Wheeler, Garry Maddox, Todd Kalas)
    Local radio WGMP
    (Harry Kalas, Richie Ashburn, Andy Musser, Chris Wheeler)
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    The 1996 Philadelphia Phillies season was a season in Major League Baseball. The Phillies finished fifth in the National League East with a record of 67 wins and 95 losses.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    • The Phillies were hit for the cycle against on July 3 during a game against their rival New York Mets. Alex Ochoa hit for the cycle against the Phillies when the Mets won at Veterans Stadium.[5] This was the first time since 1951 that a player had hit for the cycle against the Phillies.[5]

    Season standings

    NL East W L Pct. GB
    Atlanta Braves 96 66 .593 --
    Montreal Expos 88 73 .543 8
    Florida Marlins 80 82 .494 16
    New York Mets 71 91 .438 25
    Philadelphia Phillies 67 95 .414 29

    Notable transactions

    All-Star Game

    The 1996 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 67th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL). The game was held on July 9, 1996 at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The game resulted in the National League defeating the American League 6-0. Joe Carter, the Toronto Blue Jays representative to the All-Star Game, received boos from the crowd for his home run that ended the 1993 World Series.[11][12][13]

    1996 Game Log

    Legend
      Phillies win
      Phillies loss
      Postponement
    Bold Phillies team member
    1996 Game Log[14]
    Overall Record: 67–95

    Roster

    1996 Philadelphia Phillies
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Benjamin, MikeMike Benjamin 35 103 23 .223 4 13

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Quirico, RafaelRafael Quirico 1 1.2 0 1 37.80 1

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned Run Average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO
    Jordan, RicardoRicardo Jordan 26 2 2 0 1.80 17

    Farm system

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    References

    1. ^ Mike Benjamin page at Baseball Reference
    2. ^ a b Howard Battle page at Baseball Reference
    3. ^ Heathcliff Slocumb page at Baseball Reference
    4. ^ a b Terry Mulholland page at Baseball Reference
    5. ^ a b Diamos, Jason (July 4, 1996). "Ochoa Hits For the Cycle To Spark Mets". New York Times. p. B9. 
    6. ^ a b Rafael Quirico page at Baseball Reference
    7. ^ Ruben Amaro, Jr. page at Baseball Reference
    8. ^ Jimmy Rollins page at Baseball Reference
    9. ^ Mark Whiten page at Baseball Reference
    10. ^ a b Mitch Williams page at Baseball Reference
    11. ^ Carchidi, Sam (July 9, 1996). "Carter Likes Even the Boos at the Vet". Philadelphia Inquirer. p. D6. 
    12. ^ Bodley, Hal (July 10, 1996). "To Phillie fans, Carter still Public Enemy No. 1". USA Today. p. 3C. Joe Carter...walked out onto the sizzling Veterans Stadium turf...held his head high...and heard the boos even before he was introduced. Hard-core Philly baseball fans...(will) never forgive Carter for the dramatic ninth-inning home run that won the 1993 World Series. 
    13. ^ Griffin, Richard (July 9, 1996). "This time, Phillies pitcher shuts down Carter". Toronto Star. p. C3. As Carter took his first swing and the on-field introduction was made, the boos rained down. 
    14. ^ "1996 Philadelphia Phillies Schedule, Box Scores and Splits". Baseball-Reference.com. 
    15. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007