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Today in Phillies History for October 10th

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

2 wins, 0 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 100.0 percent)

It Happened Today in:

1912: Chief Bender held the Phillies to 1 run in 6 innings of relief,a s the A's took game 4 of the city series by a 4-3 score.
1980: Joe Morgan's triple and Denny Walling's sac fly combine for the only run of the game, as the Astros win Game 3 of the NLCS in 11 innings.
1981: In Game 4 of the Divisional Series, George Vuckovich homered in the bottom of the 10th inning for a 6-5 Phillies victory.
1993: Danny Jackson held the Braves to 1 run over 7 2/3 innings and singled in the wining run as the Phils beat the Braves 2-1 in Game 4 of the NLCS.
2005: Team president Dave Montgomery fired GM Ed Wade after a string of post-season near misses.
2008: Brett Myers pitched 5 innings and collected 3 hits and 3 RBI, while Shane Victorino added 4 RBI as the Phillies win Game 2 of the NLCS, beating Los Angeles 8-5
2009: Game 3 of the 2009 NLDS in Denver was rescheduled for the next day due to snowy conditions.
2010: Cole Hamels shuts out the Reds to lead the Phillies to a 2-0 win Game 3 and take the NLDS. It was the team's first ever postseason sweep. Chase Utley hit a solo home run, giving him 10 career post-season dingers, the most in team history.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1955: Released Eddie Waitkus
1997: Released Billy Brewer
1997: Released Scott Ruffcorn
2002: Lost Franklin Nunez on waivers to New York (NL)

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