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Today in Phillies History for May 5th

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

39 wins, 54 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 41.9 percent)

It Happened Today in:

1896: Dan Brouthers hits a home run in a 9-5 victory over St. Louis. The Phils become the 10th team for which Brouthers hit one out, setting a long-standing record.
1938: Pitcher Harold Kelleher pitched the sixth inning of a game vs. the Cubs, facing 16 batters and giving up 12 runs, both NL records for a single inning by one pitcher. The Cubs won 21-2. Wayne LeMaster gets the loss-even though he threw only 3 pitches to the leadoff hitter before leaving with an arm injury.
1965: Jim Bunning does it all -- he throws a 4-hit shutout and hits a home run to score the only run a 1-0 win over Warren Spahn and New York.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1969: Traded Don Lock to Boston for Rudy Schlesinger
1999: Traded Paul Spoljaric to the Toronto for Robert Person

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