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Today in Phillies History for July 30th

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

66 wins, 46 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 58.9 percent)


It Happened Today in:

1929: Pinky Whitney hits for the cycle and the Phils beat Pittsburgh 13-5
1937: Phils first baseman Dolf Camilli plays all 9 innings without making a putout
1957: Signed earlier in the day, Ron Northey hits a 2-run pinch-hit home run to help the Phils beat Cincinnati. It's his eight career pinch-hit home run, tying a major league record
1959: Willie McCovey went 4-for-4 in his major league debut, including 2 triples, as the Giants beat the Phillies 7-2.
1995: Mike Schmidt and Richie Ashburn are inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame.
2006: Ryan Howard draws 5 walks in a game against Florida, tying a major-league record. The Phillies win 11-4.


Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1957: Signed free agent Ron Northey
1988: Purchased Al Pardo from New York (NL)
1991: Released Rod Booker
1998: Signed free agent Joel Bennett
2000: Traded Ron Gant to Anaheim for Kent Bottenfield.
2004: Traded minor leaguers Josh Hancock and Anderson Machado to Cincinnati for Todd Jones and minor leaguer Brad Correll.
2004: Traded Ricky Ledee and minor leaguer Alfredo Simon to San Francisco for Felix Rodriguez.
2006: Traded Bobby Abreu and Corey Lidle to New York (AL) for C.J. Henry, Matt Smith, Jesus Sanchez and Carlos Monastrios. Designated Ryan Franklin for assignment.
2006: Traded Bobby Abreu and Corey Lidle to New York (AL) for C.J. Henry, Matt Smith, Jesus Sanchez and Carlos Monastrios
2007: Acquired Kyle Lohse from Cincinnati in exchange for Matt Maloney.
2011: Traded minor-leaguers Jonathan Singleton, Jarred Cosart, and Josh Zied to Houston for Hunter Pence.


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