Phils Beat Cubs 23-22

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Date of Event: May 17, 1979

It took them 57 years”, declared Cubs announcer, Jack Brickhouse, “But the Phils finally got revenge.” The Phillies had been beaten 26-23 by the Cubs in 1922. Finally, on May 17, 1979, The Phils turned the tables by defeating the Cubs in 10 innings by a score of 23-22.