Remember the last time the Phillies didn't sell out?

The Phillies have sold out every game at Citizens Bank Park since. June 17, 2009. (David M Warren/Staff file photo)
The Phillies have sold out every game at Citizens Bank Park since. June 17, 2009. (David M Warren/Staff file photo) (Jonathan Tannenwald)
Posted: March 28, 2011

It was 123 home games ago, June 17, 2009, a Wednesday night. It was the last time the Phillies did not have a sellout at Citizens Bank Park.

The weather did not help; it was 62 degrees and drizzling. A mere 42,091 fans showed up.

Toronto won the game, 7-1, beating Jamie Moyer. Amazingly, the Phillies had sellouts in 17 of 18 games before June 17.

It was so long ago that Michael Vick wasn't even an Eagle. And Tiger Woods was known for being a great golfer.

Plenty has happened in Philly sports since June 17, 2009. For example:

August 2009: Michael Vick signs with Eagles.

November 2009: Phillies lose World Series to Yankees.

December 2009: Allen Iverson returns to Sixers.

December 2009: Roy Halladay signs with Phillies and on the same day Cliff Lee is traded to Mariners.

January 2010: Eagles lose to Cowboys in first round of playoffs.

March 2010: Villanova loses to St. Mary's in second round of NCAA Tournament. Temple loses to Cornell in first round.

April 2010: Eagles trade Donovan McNabb to Redskins.

May 2010: Sixers hire Doug Collins as coach.

May 2010: Flyers come back from 3-0 series deficit to beat Bruins in seven games.

June 2010: Flyers lose Stanley Cup finals to Blackhawks in six games.

September 2010: Kevin Kolb starts at quarterback for Eagles.

October 2010: Phillies lose NLCS to Giants.

November 2010: Allen Iverson arrives in Turkey to continue his professional career.

December 2010: Cliff Lee signs with Phillies. The rotation is Lee, Halladay, Roy Oswalt, Cole Hamels and Joe Blanton.

January 2011: Eagles lose to Packers in first round of playoffs.

March 2011: Temple wins one for Fran Dunphy in NCAA Tournament, over Penn State. Villanova loses in first round to George Mason, finishing the season with six consecutive losses.

March 2011: Kevin Kolb is trade bait. *

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