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Today in Phillies History for March 24th

It Happened Today in:

1911: The Phillies had to cancel an exhibition against the local team in Columbia, S.C., when their equipment and uniforms failed to show up.
1995: One day after three major league players (Curt Schilling, Tommy Greene and Dave Hollins) were seen by the press working out at the team's Carpenter Complex, Phillies president Bill Giles announced that following instructions from the Office of the Commissioner, players would not be allowed to use team facilities during the baseball strike.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1962: Sent Lou Vassie and to Chicago (AL) for Cal McLish to complete the 12/15/1961 trade for Fred Barnes
1978: Traded Fred Andrews and cash to New York (NL) for Bud Harrelson
1984: Traded Alejandro Sanchez to San Francisco for Dave Bergman
1984: Traded Willie Hernandez and Dave Bergman to Detroit for John Wockenfuss and Glenn Wilson
2008: Placed Brad Lidge on the 15-day DL retroactive to March 21

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