Memorable moments at The Bank: 2009

Memorable moments at The Bank: 2009

• The Phillies received their World Series rings before the game and Harry Kalas threw out the ceremonial first pitch, his last home opener.

• Ryan Howard and Raul Ibanez each hit a grand slam in the same game, the fourth time in club history.

• Howard hit his eighth career grand slam to set a new club record.

• Jamie Moyer won his 250th career game.

• The additions of Cliff Lee and Pedro Martinez marked the first time in Major League Baseball history that a team had acquired two Cy Young Award winners in the middle of a season.

• Right fielder Jayson Werth stole four bases in a game, the third time in Phillies history; included were second, third and home in one inning, a Phils first since Pete Rose in 1980.

• The Phillies tied a club record for the most runs scored in the first inning (10) in a 22-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds at Citizens Bank Park. Shane Victorino tied the club record by scoring five times.

• The Phils clinched National League East title with four games left, for their third straight division title and the eighth overall.

• NL Division Series Game 1: Lee, in his first postseason appearance, tossed a complete game as the Phillies beat the Rockies, 5-1. Ibanez, also in his first postseason game, drove in two on two hits.

• NL Championship Series Game 3: Lee threw a three-hitter while the Phils pounded 11 hits in an 11-0 romp over the Dodgers to take a 2-1 Series lead. Werth and Victorino homered.

• NLCS Game 4: Trailing 4-3 in the bottom of the ninth, Jimmy Rollins delivered a walk-off two-run double to give the Phillies a 5-4 win and a 3-1 Series lead.

• NLCS Game 5: Werth hit two homers, Pedro Feliz and Victorno hit one each as the Phils polished off the Dodgers, 10-4, to capture their seventh NL pennant and second straight. Howard was named NLCS MVP.

• World Series Game 3: The first World Series game at Citizens Bank Park since 2008 is delayed at the start by an 80-minute rain delay.

• World Series Game 5: Chase Utley hit two home runs in a game, for the second time in the 2009 World Series. His five homers tied a World Series record.

Larry Shenk is the vice president of Alumni Relations for the Phillies. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.