Today in Phillies History for May 23rd

It happened on this day in:

1910: Outfielder John Titus breaks his ankle sliding into home in the fifth inning of a game against St. Louis.
1911: Outfielder John Titus broke his ankle sliding into home in the fifth inning of a 12-4 loss to St. Louis. He was out of the lineup until early July.
1931: Pitcher Jim Elliott poked a ball to right field, but is thrown out at first by Dodgers right fielder Babe Herman. Elliott got the win in an 8-5 victory.
1987: After the Phillies beat San Francisco thanks in part to a ninth inning balk, Giants skipper Roger Craig has words with umpire Doug Harvey. Harvey issues a rare post-game ejection.
1991: Tommy Greene pitched a no-hitter to beat the Expos 2-0. It was only his 15th major league start. The Expos lineup featured Delino DeShields, Larry Walker, Andres Galarraga, and Marquis Grissom.
2011: The Single A Clearwater Threshers drop a 23-inning game. Two players (Joe Savery and Sabastian Valle) recorded 10 at bats each in the game.

Phillies Transactions on this Day

1952: Traded Bubba Church to Cincinnati for Johnny Wyrostek and Kent Peterson
1955: Claimed Bob Kuzava on waivers from Baltimore

 

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