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Today in Phillies History for March 23rd

It Happened Today in:

1912: The Phillies and A's arrive in Indianapolis for a series of exhibition games, only to find miserable weather and field conditions. The decide to cancel the series and return to Philadelphia.
1960: Yankee hurlers Johnny James and Bill Bethel held the Phillies hitless during a spring training game in St. Petersburg. Johnny Callison walked in the first, but no other Phillies reached base in the 4-0 loss.
2006: Ryan Howard hits his 10th home run of spring training. It's believed to be a team record, breaking a mark established by Dick Allen in 1964.
2015: The Phillies, with Ryne Sandberg at the helm, face Minnesota in a spring training game at Clearwater. The opposing manager is Paul Molitor, marking the first time two Hall-of-fame players faced off as managers.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

2011: Signed free agenct Luis Castillo

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