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Today in Phillies History for September 1st

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

50 wins, 60 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 45.5 percent)


It Happened Today in:

1945: Vince DiMaggio ties a Major League record with his fourth grand-slam of the season, helping the Phils to an 8-3 win over Boston
1953: Robin Roberts appears on the cover of Sport magazine
1960: With the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th in Los Angeles, Dodger Duke Snider hits safely to left-center field of off Turk Farrell. After the winning run scores, Snider passes the runner in front of him and is called out.
1963: Former Phillie Curt Simmons of the Cardinals beat the Phils 7-3 on a 6-hitter. He also had a triple and stole home on a suicide squeeze, the last pitcher to do so.
1971: The Pirates field the first-ever all African-American lineup against the Phils, who lose 10-7 when Woodie Fryman gives up 6 runs in the 1st inning


Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1957: Signed free agent Andy Seminick
1980: Signed free agent Tim McCarver
1980: Lost John Poff on waivers to Milwaukee
1988: Traded Travis Chambers to Montreal for Bob Sebra.
1993: Acquired Donn Pall from Chicago (AL) for a player to be named
2003: Acquired Kelly Stinnett and cash from Cincinnati for a player to be named later
2006: Traded cash to Texas for Randall Simon


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