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Saturday April 17, 1976
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Mike Schmidt set a modern N. L. record, hitting four consecutive homers, his last blow coming in the 10th inning with Dick Allen on base to break a 15-15 tie and give the Phillies an 18-16 victory over the Cubs. Robert Lowe of Boston N. L. also hit four consecutive homers, but that was in the old-time era on May 30, 1894. Five other National Leaguers have hit four homers in a game, but not consecutively -- Ed Delahanty, Philadelphia, July 3, 1896; Chuck Klein, Philadelphia, July 10, 1936 (10 innings), Gil Hodges, Brooklyn, August 31, 1950; Joe Adcock, Milwaukee, July 31, 1961, and Willie Mays, San Francisco, April 30, 1961.

Only three American Leaguers have hit four homers in one game -- Lou Gehrig, New York, June 3, 1932; Pat Seerey, Chicago, June 18, 1948 (11 innings) and Rocky Colavito, Cleveland, June 10, 1958. Like Schmidt, Gehrig and Colavito hit their homers in four consecutive at-bats. [The Sporting News]


Philadelphia Phillies 18, Chicago Cubs 16

Game Played on Saturday, April 17, 1976 (Day game) at Wrigley Field

Phillies     0  1  0    1  2  0    3  5  3    3  -  18 24  0
Cubs         0  7  5    1  0  0    0  0  2    1  -  16 19  0


Phillies             AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Cash 2b               6   1   2   2     0   0   .269      Monday cf             6   3   4   4     0   0   .394
Bowa ss               6   3   3   1     1   0   .391      Cardenal lf           5   1   1   0     0   0   .300
Johnstone rf          5   2   4   2     0   0   .529        Summers lf          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Luzinski lf           5   0   1   1     0   1   .368        Mitterwald ph       1   0   0   0     0   1   .000
  Brown lf            0   0   0   0     0   0   .500        Wallis lf           1   0   0   0     0   1   .000
Allen 1b              5   2   1   2     1   2   .250      Madlock 3b            7   2   3   3     0   2   .370
Schmidt 3b            6   4   5   8     0   0   .333      Morales rf            5   2   1   0     2   0   .357
Maddox cf             5   2   2   1     0   0   .278      Thornton 1b           4   3   1   1     1   0   .273
  McGraw p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Trillo 2b             5   0   2   3     1   1   .333
  McCarver ph         1   1   1   0     0   0  1.000      Swisher c             6   1   3   4     0   2   .280
  Underwood p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Rosello ss            4   1   2   1     0   0   .273
  Lonborg p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .250        Kelleher ss         2   0   1   0     0   0   .500
Boone c               6   1   3   1     0   1   .278      R. Reuschel p         1   2   0   0     1   0   .000
Carlton p             1   0   0   0     0   1   .500        Garman p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Schueler p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Knowles p           0   0   0   0     1   0   .000
  Garber p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        P. Reuschel p       0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Hutton ph           0   0   0   0     1   0   .000        Schultz p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Reed p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Adams ph            1   1   1   0     0   0   .500
  Martin ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .333
  Twitchell p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Tolan ph,cf         3   2   2   0     0   0   .333

Totals               50  18  24  18     3   5             Totals               48  16  19  16     6   7

Time of Game: 3:41   Attendance: 28,287
Left on Base: Phillies 8, Cubs 12
DP: Phillies 1, Cubs 1
Doubles: Boone (1), Cardenal (4), Madlock 2 (3), Thornton (1), Adams (1)
Triples: Johnstone (1), Bowa (1)
Home Runs: Maddox (1), Schmidt 4 (5), Boone (1), Swisher (1), Monday 2 (3)
Sacrifice Hits: Johnstone (1), R. Reuschel (1)
Sacrifice Flies: Luzinski (1), Cash (1)
GIDP: Allen (2), Swisher (1)
Hit by Pitch: R. Reuschel (1,by Schueler), Thornton (1,by Garber), Monday (1,by Twitchell)


Phillies               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Carlton                 1.2   7   7   7   2   1   2  15  18.00
Schueler                0.2   3   3   3   0   0   0   6  16.88
Garber                  0.2   2   2   2   1   1   0   6   9.82
Reed                    2     1   1   1   1   1   1   7   3.60
Twitchell               2     0   0   0   1   1   0   8   0.00
McGraw W(1-1)           2     4   2   2   1   2   0  11   3.00
Underwood               0.2   2   1   1   0   1   0   4   6.75
Lonborg SV(1)           0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   0.96
Totals                 10    19  16  16   6   7   3  58

Cubs                   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
R. Reuschel             7    14   7   7   1   4   3  35   8.44
Garman                  0.2   4   5   5   1   1   1   7  10.50
Knowles L(1-1)          1.1   3   4   4   1   0   1   8   8.22
P. Reuschel             0     3   2   2   0   0   1   3   3.86
Schultz                 1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3   0.00
Totals                 10    24  18  18   3   5   6  56

Hit by Pitch: Schueler (1), Garber (1), Twitchell (1)
Balks: Schultz (1)

Umpires: HP - Ed Vargo, 1B - Andy Olsen, 2B - Satch Davidson, 3B - Dutch Rennert


PHILLIES 1ST: Cash grounded out (pitcher to first); Bowa singled
to center; Johnstone singled to shortstop [Bowa to second];
Luzinski grounded out (second to first) [Bowa to third,
Johnstone to second]; Allen struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Phillies 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Monday singled to left; Cardenal popped to first;
Madlock struck out; Morales walked [Monday to second]; Thornton
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 0, Cubs 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Schmidt flied out to center; Maddox homered; Boone
singled to left; Carlton struck out; Cash forced Boone (second
to shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 1, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Trillo popped to shortstop; Swisher homered; Rosello
singled to left; R. Reuschel reached on a fielder's choice on a
sacrifice bunt [Rosello to second]; Monday homered [Rosello
scored, R. Reuschel scored]; Cardenal doubled to right; Madlock
doubled to left [Cardenal scored]; Morales grounded out (second
to first) [Madlock to third]; Thornton walked; Trillo singled to
right [Madlock scored, Thornton to second]; SCHUELER REPLACED
CARLTON (PITCHING); Swisher singled to right [Thornton scored,
Trillo to second]; Rosello forced Swisher (third to second); 7
R, 7 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 1, Cubs 7.

PHILLIES 3RD: Bowa grounded out (first to pitcher); Johnstone
singled to right; Luzinski popped to second; Allen struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 1, Cubs 7.

CUBS 3RD: R. Reuschel was hit by a pitch; Monday singled to
first [R. Reuschel to second]; Cardenal flied out to center;
Madlock singled to left [R. Reuschel scored, Monday to third,
Madlock to second (on throw)]; GARBER REPLACED SCHUELER
(PITCHING); Morales was walked intentionally; Thornton was hit
by a pitch [Monday scored, Madlock to third, Morales to second];
Trillo singled to center [Madlock scored, Morales scored,
Thornton to third]; Swisher struck out; Rosello singled to left
[Thornton scored, Trillo to second]; R. Reuschel flied out to
right; 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 1, Cubs 12.

PHILLIES 4TH: Schmidt singled to left; Maddox forced Schmidt
(pitcher to second); Boone flied out to left; HUTTON BATTED FOR
GARBER; Hutton walked [Maddox to second]; Cash singled to center
[Maddox scored, Hutton to second]; Bowa grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 2, Cubs 12.

CUBS 4TH: REED REPLACED HUTTON (PITCHING); Monday homered;
Cardenal popped to catcher; Madlock struck out; Morales flied
out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 2, Cubs 13.

PHILLIES 5TH: Johnstone singled to right; Luzinski singled to
left [Johnstone to second]; Allen grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Johnstone to third, Luzinski out
at second]; Schmidt homered [Johnstone scored]; Maddox flied out
to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 4, Cubs 13.

CUBS 5TH: Thornton popped to second; Trillo walked; Swisher
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Trillo
out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 4, Cubs 13.

PHILLIES 6TH: Boone grounded out (shortstop to first); MARTIN
BATTED FOR REED; Martin grounded out (shortstop to first); Cash
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies
4, Cubs 13.

CUBS 6TH: TWITCHELL REPLACED MARTIN (PITCHING); Rosello flied
out to center; R. Reuschel walked; Monday was hit by a pitch [R.
Reuschel to second]; Cardenal popped to third in foul territory;
Madlock popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 4,
Cubs 13.

PHILLIES 7TH: SUMMERS REPLACED CARDENAL (PLAYING LF); KELLEHER
REPLACED ROSELLO (PLAYING SS); Bowa singled to left; Johnstone
tripled to right [Bowa scored]; Luzinski hit a sacrifice fly to
left [Johnstone scored]; Allen flied out to center; Schmidt
homered; Maddox singled to center; Boone struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 7, Cubs 13.

CUBS 7TH: Morales flied out to center; Thornton made an out to
third; Trillo struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 7,
Cubs 13.

PHILLIES 8TH: GARMAN REPLACED R. REUSCHEL (PITCHING); TOLAN
BATTED FOR TWITCHELL; Tolan singled to right; Cash singled to
left [Tolan to second]; Bowa walked [Tolan to third, Cash to
second]; Johnstone flied out to left; Luzinski struck out; Allen
singled to center [Tolan scored, Cash scored, Bowa to third];
Schmidt homered [Bowa scored, Allen scored]; KNOWLES REPLACED
GARMAN (PITCHING); Maddox flied out to left; 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Phillies 12, Cubs 13.

CUBS 8TH: MCGRAW REPLACED MADDOX (PITCHING); TOLAN STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING CF); Swisher struck out; Kelleher singled to left;
Knowles walked [Kelleher to second]; Monday made an out to
shortstop; MITTERWALD BATTED FOR SUMMERS; Mitterwald struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 12, Cubs 13.

PHILLIES 9TH: WALLIS REPLACED MITTERWALD (PLAYING LF); Boone
homered; Tolan singled to left; Cash flied out to right; Bowa
tripled to right [Tolan scored]; Johnstone out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Bowa scored]; Luzinski grounded out
(shortstop to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 15, Cubs
13.

CUBS 9TH: BROWN REPLACED LUZINSKI (PLAYING LF); Madlock flied
out to right; Morales singled to center; Thornton doubled to
left [Morales to third]; Trillo flied out to right; Swisher
singled to left [Morales scored, Thornton scored]; Kelleher
flied out to right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 15, Cubs 15.

PHILLIES 10TH: Allen walked; P. REUSCHEL REPLACED KNOWLES
(PITCHING); Schmidt homered [Allen scored]; Mike Schmidt's
fourth homer in the game; MCCARVER BATTED FOR MCGRAW;
McCarver singled to left; Boone doubled to left [McCarver to
third]; SCHULTZ REPLACED P. REUSCHEL (PITCHING); Tolan reached
on a fielder's choice [Boone out at second (second to
shortstop)]; Cash hit a sacrifice fly to center [McCarver
scored]; Schultz balked [Tolan to second]; Bowa grounded out
(pitcher to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 18, Cubs 15.

CUBS 10TH: UNDERWOOD REPLACED MCCARVER (PITCHING); ADAMS BATTED
FOR SCHULTZ; Adams doubled to right; Monday grounded out (second
to first); Wallis struck out; Madlock doubled to center [Adams
scored]; LONBORG REPLACED UNDERWOOD (PITCHING); Morales grounded
out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 18, Cubs
16.



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