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Today in Phillies History for October 25th

It Happened Today in:

1895: Phillies skipper Arthur Irwin announces that he will leave the Phillies to manage the New York club. He puts up a 419-427-16 record in Philadelphia.
2008: Carlos Ruiz hit a walk-off infield hit, leading the Phillies to a rain-delayed 5-4 win in Game 3 of the 2008 World Series. Chase Utley and Ryan Howard hit back-to-back home runs, the first by Phillies in a Series. Utley also tied a record stealing 3 bases.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1974: Released Frank Linzy
1974: Released Pete Richert
1977: Traded Manny Seoane to Chicago (NL) for Jose Cardenal

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