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Today in Phillies History for October 30th

It Happened Today in:

1996: Terry Francona was given a 2-year deal as manager. Francona is a former major-leaguer who's father played for the Phillies.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1981: Signed minor-league free agent Chris James
1981: Traded Jose Castro to Chicago (AL) for Dewey Robinson and Gary Holle

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