Today in Phillies History for December 2nd

It happened on this day in:

1942: During their winter meetings, National League owners devote a day to the problems of the under-funded Phillies. The League reportedly instructs owner Gerry Nugent to sell the team to someone with more financial resources.
1986: After a one-year layoff, Mike Schmidt earns his 10th and final gold glove
2010: In an episode of the comedy "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" debuting tonight, Chase Utley and Ryan Howard appear as themselves.

Phillies Transactions on this Day

1957: Selected Johnny Gray from Cleveland (AL) in the Rule 5 draft
1958: Signed minor-league free agent John Herrnstein
1968: Lost Billy Cowan to New York (AL) and Buck Martinez to Houston in the Rule 5 draft
1988: Signed free agent Randy O'Neal
1993: Traded Mitch Williams to Houston for Doug Jones and Jeff Juden
2015: Claimed Peter Bourjos off waivers from St. Louis and lost Nefi Ogando on waivers to Miami
2016: Claimed David Rollins off waivers from Texas
2019: Claimed Trevor Kelley off waivers from Boston

 

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