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My First Phillies Game

Jeremiah’s First Phillies Game: A Home Game at Shea


This is not the first Phillies game I’ve been to, however this is the first one I’ve really remembered. July 10th, 2003.

I lived in New York, so the only option was to see the Phillies take on the New York Mets in Shea Stadium. We got to the game early to see the Phillies had batting practice, during that time my favorite player, Jimmy Rollins was signing autographs.

It was an exciting game, the Phillies would score their 7 runs in the first two inning which included a back-to-back home runs by Jim Thome and Mike Lieberthal. Rookie, Nick Punto hit a home run as well in this game. As Vicente Padilla mowed down the Mets lineup. Allowing only 2 runs in the game.

The Phils would go on to win that game 7-2, homers by Thome, Lieberthal, Punto.

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