It happened on this day in:2002: The Phillies announced the signing of free agent first baseman Jim Thome to a club record 6-year, $85 million contract.
Phillies Transactions on this Day1956: Lost Jack Spring to Boston (AL) in the Rule 5 draft
1958: Traded Chuck Essegian to St. Louis for Ruben Amaro & Jack Sanford to San Francisco for Valmy Thomas and Ruben Gomez
1964: Traded Rudy May and Costen Shockley to California for Bo Belinski
1968: Purchased Deron Johnson from Atlanta
1973: Selected Ed Crosby from Cincinnati and lost Earl Stephenson to Montreal in the Rule 5 draft
1973: Traded Barry Lersch and Craig Robinson to Atlanta for Ron Schueler
1974: Traded Del Unser, John Stearns and Mac Scarce to New York (NL) for Tug McGraw, Don Hahn and Dave Schneck and Ed Farmer to Milwaukee for Steve McCartney
1979: Lost Greg Walker to Chicago (NL) in the Rule 5 draft
1984: Selected Ed Olwine from New York (NL) in the Rule 5 draft
1990: Lost Greg McCarthy and Nikco Riesgo to Montreal in the Rule 5 draft
2002: Signed free agent Jim Thome
2003: Traded Carlos Silva, Nick Punto and a player to be named to Minnesota for Eric Milton.
2004: Traded Felix Rodriguez to New York (AL) for Kenny Lofton and cash.
2009: Signed free agents Placido Polanco and Juan Castro
2013: Traded Erik Kratz and Rob Rasmussen to Toronto for Brad Lincoln
2018: Traded Carlos Santana and J.P. Crawford to Seattle for Jean Segura, Juan Nicasio, and James Pazos