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Today in Phillies History for July 31st

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

59 wins, 52 losses, and 1 ties (for a winning percentage of 52.7 percent)


It Happened Today in:

1931: Goldie Rapp goes hitless in Chicago, ending a 23-game hit streak, most ever by a Phillies rookie.
1944: The Phillies lose a 5-1 decision to Chicago at Shibe Park, their 20th straight home game. They next embarked on a 26-game road trip, followed by another 20-game homestand.
1982: Manny Trillo makes an error in the seventh inning of a game against Chicago, snapping a major-league record streak of 89 consecutive errorless games.
1987: Steve Bedrosian earns his 30th save of the year, the first time a Phillie reached that mark.
1993: Danny Jackson records a team-record 3 sacrifice hits in a game vs. the Pirates. he also goes the distance on the mound for the 10-2 victory.
1994: Kim Batiste goes 1-for-3 with a walk as the Phils lose to Atlanta 9-5. It was Batiste's only walk in 209 at-bats that year.
1994: Steve Carlton is inducted into Baseball's Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY.


Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1991: Traded Roger McDowell to Los Angeles for Mike Hartley and Braulio Castillo
1994: Traded Milt Thompson to Houston for Tom Edens
1995: Released Jim Deshaies
1996: Traded Terry Mulholland to Seattle for Desi Relaford
2000: Acquired John Sneed as the player to be named in the 7/26/2000 Rob Ducey deal
2006: Traded Rheal Cormier to Cincinnati for Justin Germano
2007: Acquired Julio Mateo from Seattle for Jesus Merchan
2012: Traded Shane Victorino to Los Angeles (NL) for Josh Lindblom and Ethan Martin.
2012: Traded Hunter Pence to San Francisco for Nate Schierholtz, Tommy Joseph and Seth Rosin.


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