|1972 Topps #690|
Game 63 - Wednesday Night, June 11th in Philadelphia
Record - 27-36, 5th Place, 7 1/2 games behind the Nationals
One Sentence Summary: Reid Brignac hit a dramatic, walk-off, three-run home run to give the Phillies a 3-0 victory over the Padres.
What It Means: It means Brignac needs a Phillies baseball card!
What Happened: Cole Hamels pitched another outstanding game, shutting out the Padres through eight innings while striking out 11. The Phillies were 0 for 7 with runners in scoring position until Brignac came to the plate with one out in the bottom of the ninth.
|2011 Topps Heritage #261|
I at least wanted to feature an older Brignac card in this post, but I needed to counterbalance it with an actual Phillies card. According to MLB Stat of the Day, via their Twitter account, Brignac became the first Phillies player to break a 0-0 tie with a walk-off home run since Willie Montanez did it on July 28, 1972. And now you know.