Today in Phillies History for May 28th

It happened on this day in:

1973: Dodger Andy Messersmith fans the first 6 Phillies to come to bat as Los Angeles wins 5-1. Greg Luzinski fanned in the 2nd, but reached second base on two passed balls.
1979: Pete Rose has his first Sports Illustrated cover appearance as a Phillie
1983: Through the first 7 innings against Montreal, Mike Schmidt had struck out 4 times (each time on only 3 pitches) and made a throwing error from third base. With one on in the bottom of the ninth, he hit a 2-run home run to seal a 5-3 victory for the Phillies.

Phillies Transactions on this Day

1992: Traded Donnie Elliott to Atlanta for Ben Rivera


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