It happened on this day in:1889: The Phillies set sail from New York for their spring training site in Jacksonville, FL, becoming the first National League team to train in the Sunshine State.
1965: Jim Bunning and Bo Belinski appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated
Phillies Transactions on this Day1900: Purchased contract of Tully Sparks from Pittsburgh
1972: Released Ruben Amaro
1981: Traded Randy Lerch to Milwaukee for Dick Davis
1983: Signed free agent Kiko Garcia
2006: Signed free agent Alex Gonzalez