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Today in Phillies History for January 25th

It Happened Today in:

1922: Baseball Commissioner Landis fines the Phillies $200 for entering into a secret agreement with a player. They promised Earl Neale $600 for the season, but sent him to Cincinnati before he was paid. His new team knew nothing of the original deal, and paid him only for his time with them. Neale appealed to Landis, who granted his request but also fined him $100 for the secret deal.


Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1982: Signed free agent Larry Christenson
1999: Signed free agent Billy McMillon
2012: Traded Wilson Valdez to Cincinnati for Jeremy Horst.


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