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Today in Phillies History for November 26th

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1893: The Phillies fire manager Harry Wright
1909: Sportswriter Horace Fogel leads a group that purchases the Phillies from the group originally set up by the late Isreal Durham. The Fogel group pays $350,000 for the team and elects Fogel president.
1941: Team president Gerry Nugent names Honus "Hans" Lobert manager. At age 60, he's the oldest to get his first managing job in the majors. Lobert replaced Doc Prothro, who put up the worst multi-year managerial stint in Phillies history, with a 138-320-2 record.
1977: Mike Schmidt, Gary Maddox, and Jim Kaat repeat as gold glove winners
1980: Mike Schmidt earns his first NL MVP award by a unanimous vote
1984: Mike Schmidt is the only Phillie to earn a gold glove for 1984

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1962: Lost Bob Lipski to Cleveland (AL) and in the Rule 5 draft

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