It happened on this day in:1914: Before an exhibition double-header in Washington, a federal marshal attempts to serve Phillies catcher Bill Killefer with a summons to appear in federal court in Grand Rapids in the Federal League case over his services. Phillie skipper Red Dooin convinces the marshal to serve the papers after the game at the team hotel.
2018: Scott Kingery signs a 6-year, $24 million contract with the Phillies. He's only the second drafted play to land a multi-year major-league deal before appearing in the majors.
Phillies Transactions on this Day1940: Signed free agent Chuck Klein
1977: Traded Sergio Ferrer to New York Yankees in exchange for Kerry Dineen
1984: Traded Gary Matthews, Bob Dernier and Porfi Altamirano to Chicago (NL) for Bill Campbell and Mike Diaz
1987: Traded Gary Redus to Chicago (AL) for Joe Cowley and cash
1988: Released Doug Bair
2003: Travis Chapman was returned by Detroit. He was taken in the Rule 5 Draft by Cleveland then sold to Detroit.
2014: Released Michael Stutes
2018: Released Cameron Rupp