Citizens Bank Park - Philadelphia, PA
Nationals 46-42, 2nd Place in the N.L. East, 4 games behind the Braves
Phillies 43-46, 3rd Place in the N.L. East, 7 1/2 games behind the Braves
Nationals Probables: Ross Detwiler (2-7, 4.04), Dan Haren (4-9, 6.15), Gio Gonzalez (6-3, 3.14), Jordan Zimmermann (12-3, 2.57)
Phillies Probables: John Lannan (1-3, 5.15), Cole Hamels (3-11, 4.38), Cliff Lee (10-2, 2.73), Kyle Kendrick (7-6, 3.90)
At the Ballpark: There are a few theme nights scheduled for tonight and Wednesday night, but the big night is Thursday when the Phillies will host their first fireworks show.
Home Runs: Domonic Brown - 23
RBIs: Domonic Brown - 62
Stolen Bases: Ben Revere - 20
Wins: Cliff Lee - 10
ERA: Cliff Lee - 2.73
Strikeouts: Cliff Lee - 119
Saves: Jonathan Papelbon - 18
|1973 Topps #613|
In 1,125 games with the Phillies, Boone hit .259 with 65 home runs. He was a three-time All-Star with the club, winning the first two of his seven career Gold Gloves. Boone was named the starting catcher on the franchise's Centennial Team in 1983 and he was inducted onto the Phillies Wall of Fame in 2005.
Boone (now 65) is currently the Assistant General Manager & Vice President of Player Development for the Nationals, and he's served in some capacity within the Nationals front office since 2005.