rick wise no-hitter and 2 homerunsOn June 23, 1971, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Rick Wise puts on an awesome one-man display in pitching a 4-0 victory. At Riverfront Stadium, Wise no-hits a powerful Cincinnati Reds’ lineup, he faces only 28 batters on 95 pitches. Pete Rose is retired as the final out. Wise also becomes the first man to hit two home runs while pitching a no-hitter, he goes deep against Ross Grimsley and Clay Carroll. The Phillies’ hurler will again hit two home runs in the same game this season on August 28th.

Game Ticket

Game Played on Wednesday, June 23, 1971
(N) at Riverfront Stadium
Time of Game: 1:53
Attendance: 13,329

Line Score

PHI N 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 – 4 7 0
CIN N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 – 0 0 0

Umpires: HP – Jerry Dale, 1B – Tom Gorman, 2B – Chris Pelekoudas, 3B – Doug Harvey

Box Score

Play by Play
PHILLIES 1ST: Harmon grounded out (third to first); Bowa
grounded out (shortstop to first); McCarver walked; Johnson
forced McCarver (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Phillies 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (shortstop to first); Foster
grounded out (shortstop to first); May struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Reds 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Lis was hit by a pitch; Montanez doubled to right
[Lis to third]; Freed grounded out (shortstop to first) [Lis
scored]; Vukovich popped to first; Wise reached on a fielder’s
choice [Montanez out at third (shortstop to third)]; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Bench grounded out (third to first); Perez grounded
out (shortstop to first); McRae flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Reds 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: Harmon grounded out (third to first); Bowa flied
out to center; McCarver popped to catcher in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Helms grounded out (third to first); Concepcion
grounded out (third to first); Grimsley grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Reds 0.

PHILLIES 4TH: Johnson walked; Lis popped to shortstop; Montanez
grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to first)
[Johnson out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Reds
0.

REDS 4TH: Rose lined to center; Foster popped to first in foul
territory; May grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB. Phillies 1, Reds 0.

PHILLIES 5TH: Freed doubled to right; Vukovich grounded out
(shortstop to first); Wise homered [Freed scored]; Harmon flied
out to center; Bowa flied out to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Phillies 3, Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: Bench grounded out (third to first); Perez flied out
to right; McRae popped to shortstop in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 3, Reds 0.

PHILLIES 6TH: McCarver singled to right; Johnson lined to
shortstop; Lis struck out while McCarver was caught stealing
second (catcher to second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Phillies 3, Reds 0.

REDS 6TH: Helms grounded out (pitcher to first); Concepcion
walked; CARBO BATTED FOR GRIMSLEY; Carbo flied out to center;
Rose grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Phillies 3, Reds 0.

PHILLIES 7TH: CARROLL REPLACED CARBO (PITCHING); Montanez
grounded out (second to first); Freed grounded out (shortstop to
first); Vukovich struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 3,
Reds 0.

REDS 7TH: STONE REPLACED LIS (PLAYING LF); Foster struck out;
May flied out to center; Bench grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 3, Reds 0.

PHILLIES 8TH: Wise homered; Harmon grounded out (shortstop to
first); Bowa flied out to center; McCarver singled to center;
Johnson walked [McCarver to second]; Stone lined to left; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Phillies 4, Reds 0.

REDS 8TH: Perez grounded out (third to first); McRae flied out
to center; Helms grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB. Phillies 4, Reds 0.

PHILLIES 9TH: CLINE REPLACED CARROLL (PLAYING LF); GRANGER
REPLACED MCRAE (PITCHING); Montanez flied out to center; Freed
struck out; Vukovich singled to center; Wise forced Vukovich
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Reds 0.

REDS 9TH: STEWART BATTED FOR CONCEPCION; Stewart was called out
on strikes; Cline grounded out (second to pitcher); Rose lined
to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Phillies 4, Reds 0.