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Today in Phillies History for July 13th

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

40 wins, 42 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 48.8 percent)

It Happened Today in:

1896: Outfielder Ed Delahanty went 5-for-5, including 4 homers (two of them inside-the-parkers) and 7 RBI in a game vs. Chicago. The Phils still lost, 9-8
1897: Ed Delahanty went 9-for-9 in a double-header against Louisville. He went 4-for-5 in the next day's gaming, tying a league record with 3 consecutive games with at least 4 hits.
1900: Harry Wolverton ties a major-league record with 3 triples in a game, as the Phils beat Pittsburgh 23-8.
1923: Red Miller, a former Phillies batboy, clubhouse attendant, and batting practice pitcher, was called out of the stands to suit up when Cincinnati was routing Philadelphia. Miller, who pitched semi-pro ball at the time, came into the game to pitch one scoreless inning, then was back on the mound the next inning and surrendered six hits, a walk, and a total of six earned runs in 2/3 of an inning. Cincinnati won 21-7.
1941: Starter Cy Blanton gives up 13 hits to St. Louis over 5+ innings -- all of them singles. He took the loss in the 8-5 contest.
1976: The National League wins 7-1 at the first All-star game at the Vet. Greg Luzinski started in left field, and Dave Cash, Mike Schmidt, Larry Bowa, and Bob Boone represented the host team.
1993: Terry Mulholland starts the All-Star game in Baltimore's Camden Yards--the first time a Phillie was chosen to start since Steve Carlton in 1979. John Kruk and Darren Daulton also started, and Dave Hollins was selected as a reserve player.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1939: Traded Al Hollingsworth to New York (AL) for Roy Hughes
1989: Traded Bob Sebra to Cincinnati in exchange for a player to be named
1995: Signed free agent Sid Fernandez

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