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Today in Phillies History for June 22nd

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

56 wins, 56 losses, and 3 ties (for a winning percentage of 48.7 percent)

It Happened Today in:

1944: Ron Northey's home run in the 15th inning give the Phils a 1-0 victory over Boston, becoming the first Phillie to score an extra-inning game's only run with a round-tripper.
1959: Sandy Koufax fans 16 as the Phillies drop a 6-2 decision to Los Angeles.
1962: The Phillies give up a home run and three singles to Stan Musial while splitting a double-header with St. Louis. The hits move Musial past Ty Cobb for the all-time lead in total bases.
1982: Pete Rose's double moved him to second place on the career hit list with 3,772. Rose's hit drove in Ivan DeJesus to ties the game, but the Phils lost anyway 3-2.
2010: Jamie Moyer gives up a home run to Cleveland's Russell Branyan. It was the 505th home run he had yielded in his career, tying him with Robin Roberts for most ever. It was also the only run he gave up in 8 innings and he earned the victory.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1966: Purchased Billy Cowan from Chicago (NL)
1967: Sold Dick Groat to San Francisco
1973: Released Gary Neibauer
1983: Signed free agent Steve Comer
2007: Signed J.C. Romero to a minor-league contract

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