March 21, 2004: Veterans Stadium is imploded in 62 seconds. It took four years to build the multi-purpose sports stadium in south Philadelphia.
Phillies defeat Detroit Tigers, 4-2, in first game played at Jack Russell Stadium in Clearwater. RHP Robin Roberts started and 3B Willie Jones won it with a two-run double.
Phillies lose, 13-1, to Detroit Tigers in their first Clearwater game. Attendance was 1,766 at Athletic Field.
C Lance Parrish signed as a free agent.
1B Eddie Waitkus sold to Baltimore Orioles.