The first 10 years at Citizens Bank Park were filled with so many indelible memories that will last a lifetime.
What made that time so special was the incredible passion, energy and enthusiasm of our fans. Game after game, Citizens Bank Park rocked with deafening cheers and waving rally towels. Opposing players always knew that playing in Philadelphia would be a challenge given the incredible home field advantage enjoyed by the Phillies.
Thanks to fans, the top 10 moments from the first 10 years of Citizens Bank Park have been selected! This past March, more than 43,000 votes were cast on phillies.com, with the results listed below.
Fans are also invited to take self-guided tours of the Top 10 Moments of Citizens Bank Park, which are pictured on large hanging displays throughout the main concourse at Citizens Bank Park.
October 29, 2008 - In the 9th inning of a game that began two days earlier, closer Brad Lidge struck out Eric Hinske triggering a celebration unlike any other at Citizens Bank Park and across the Philadelphia region. Cole Hamels was named series MVP as the team ended a 25-year title drought for the city.
October 6, 2010 - In his postseason debut, Roy Halladay became the second pitcher in MLB history to throw a no-hitter in the playoffs in a 4-0 win over Cincinnati.
October 2, 2008 - Brett Myers nine-pitch walk and Shane Victorino's grand slam off Milwaukee starter CC Sabathia highlighted a five-run 2nd inning that carried the Phils to a 5-2 win in Game 2 of the NLDS.
October 25, 2008 - A walk-off infield single by Carlos Ruiz against a five-man Rays infield broke a 4-4 tie and gave the Phillies the win in their first World Series game at Citizens Bank Park.
October 31, 2008 -Two days after the Phillies defeated the Tampa Bay Rays to win the World Series, on a beautiful, sun-splashed day, Pat Burrell led the team down Broad Street to a celebration at Citizens Bank Park.
September 30, 2007 - For the first time since 1993, the Phillies made the playoffs, winning the NL East division championship with a 6-1 win over the Nationals. The Phils finished the season on a 13-4 run to overtake the Mets on the last day of the regular season.
October 19, 2009 - Trailing 4-3 in the bottom of the 9th inning in Game 4 of the 2009 NLCS, Jimmy Rollins laced a two-out double to the right-center field gap off Dodgers closer Jonathan Broxton, scoring pinch-runner Eric Bruntlett from second base and Carlos Ruiz from first to put the Phils one win away from their second consecutive Pennant.
October 26, 2008 - Led by Ryan Howard's two home runs and five RBI and pitcher Joe Blanton's first career home run, the Phils offense exploded with 12 hits in the 10-2 win over Tampa Bay to give them a 3-1 edge in the Series.
August 30, 2007 - Down a run in the bottom of the ninth, Jayson Werth singled and stole two bases off Mets closer Billy Wagner. Tadahito Iguchi and Chase Utley followed with RBI singles for an emotional 11-10 win that capped off a four-game sweep of first place New York.
May 11, 2006 - With the bases loaded and two outs in the 1st inning, center fielder Aaron Rowand made a spectacular run-saving catch just before crashing into the railing on top of the short bullpen fence and breaking his nose.