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Today in Phillies History for March 27th

It Happened Today in:

1921: The Phillies return to the dressing room after a practice in Gainesville, FL to find that their clothes and personal effects had been stolen. The team blamed the loss on local students.
1939: The Phillies and Cleveland Browns played to a 3-3 tie for 14 innings, when the game was called so the Phils could catch a train.
1976: "Paul Revere" leaves Boston with ball intended for the Phillies home opener the following April.
2003: Tampa Bay no-hits the Phillies in a spring training game at Clearwater.


Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1948: Sold Charley Schanz to New York (AL)
1979: Signed free agent Rudy Meoli
1979: Traded Richie Hebner and Jose Moreno to New York(NL) for Nino Espinosa
1996: Released Mike Walker
1998: Signed free agent Matt Whiteside
2003: Traded minor-leaguer Marcus Jensen to the Yankees for a player to be named.
2008: Outrighted Travis Blackley to AAA-Lehigh Valley
2009: Traded Ronny Paulino to San Francisco for Jack Taschner.


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