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Today in Phillies History for July 6th

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

41 wins, 64 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 39.1 percent)

It Happened Today in:

1893: Jack Boyle raps 6 hits in an 11-inning games against Chicago -- 5 singles and a double -- but the Phillies lose 11-10.
1929: The Phils yielded 10 runs in both the 1st and 5th innings, in a 28-6 loss to the Cardinals
1950: With the bases loaded, Granny Hamner draws a walk from New York's Monty Kennedy. It was the fourth straight game in which the Phillies scored a run from a bases loaded walk.
1980: Steve Carlton breaks the record for most strikeouts by a left-hander (2832 by Micky Lolich), after fanning 7 Cardinals in an 8-3 Phillies victory
1986: The Phillies tied team and major-league records with seven extra base hits in an inning: 4 doubles, 1 triple, and 2 home runs. The offensive explosion helps the team to a 12-5 win over Cincinnati
1989: Fans select Mike Schmidt as the NL's starting third baseman for the 1989 All-Star game, but does not play as he retired back on May 29.
2009: The Phillies beat the Reds 21-1, the largest margin of victory in team history. The ten runs they scored in the 1st inning tied a team record, and Shane Victorino also tied a team mark with 5 runs scored. Reds shortstop Paul Janish pitches the last inning, giving up 6 runs. The team sold more than 41,000 tickets to the game, but did not sell out the park, breaking a streak of 20 consecutive sell outs.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1996: Signed free agent Mitch Williams

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