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Today in Phillies History for May 28th

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

53 wins, 46 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 53.5 percent)

It Happened Today in:

1973: Dodger Andy Messersmith fans the first 6 Phillies to come to bat as Los Angeles wins 5-1. Greg Luzinski fanned in the 2nd, but reached second base on two passed balls.
1983: Through the first 7 innings against Montreal, Mike Schmidt had struck out 4 times (each time on only 3 pitches) and made a throwing error from third base. With one on in the bottom of the ninth, he hit a 2-run home run to seal a 5-3 victory for the Phillies.
1990: Lenny Dykstra makes his only appearance as a Phillie on the cover of Sports Illustrated (cover date 6/4)

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1992: Traded Donnie Elliott to Atlanta for Ben Rivera

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