Today in Phillies History for July 30th

Phillies’ All-time Record for this date:

71 wins, 48 losses, and 0 ties for a 59.7% winning percentage.

It happened on this day in:

1937: Phils first baseman Dolf Camilli plays all 9 innings without making a putout -- a rarity for that position. He fielded one ball that he fed to pitcher Wayne LaMaster who played it for an error. Lamaster's 10 strikeouts contributed to the lack of fielding chances.
1957: Signed earlier in the day for his second stint with the team, Ron Northey hits a 2-run pinch-hit home run to help the Phils beat Cincinnati. It's his eight career pinch-hit home run, tying a major league record
1959: Willie McCovey went 4-for-4 in his major league debut, including 2 triples, as the Giants beat the Phillies 7-2.
1995: Mike Schmidt and Richie Ashburn are inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame.
2006: Ryan Howard draws 5 walks in a game against Florida, tying a major-league record. Mike Lieberthal drove in 5 in an 11-5 Phillies win.
2016: In a 9-5 win over Atlanta, the Phillies send 9 batters to the plate in the 8th inning, scoring 4 runs without recording a hit. The Braves gave up 4 walks, 2 errors, a fielders' choice, and hit a better.

Phillies Transactions on this Day

1955: Signed free agent Eddie Waitkus
1957: Signed free agent Ron Northey
1988: Purchased Al Pardo from New York (NL)
1991: Released Rod Booker
1998: Signed free agent Joel Bennett
2004: Traded minor leaguers Josh Hancock and Anderson Machado to Cincinnati for Todd Jones and minor leaguer Brad Correll.
2004: Traded Ricky Ledee and minor leaguer Alfredo Simon to San Francisco for Felix Rodriguez.
2006: Traded Bobby Abreu and Corey Lidle to New York (AL) for C.J. Henry, Matt Smith, Jesus Sanchez and Carlos Monastrios.
2007: Acquired Kyle Lohse from Cincinnati in exchange for Matt Maloney.
2019: Signed free agent Blake Parker

 

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