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Today in Phillies History for July 26th

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

50 wins, 53 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 48.5 percent)

It Happened Today in:

1911: Catcher/manager Red Dooin suffers a broken leg on a play at the plate. In the fourth inning of a game in St. Louis, the Cardinals tried a double steal, when the runner from third slid home, he collided with Dooin, breaking his leg. Dooin, though, held on to the ball to record the out.
1948: The Phillies hire Eddie Sawyer as manager, replacing interim skipper Dusty Cooke. Cooke stayed on as a coach after amassing a 6-6-1 record in his brief stint as manager. Sawyer had been managing Toronto of the International League.
1987: Milt Thompson, Von Hayes, and Mike Schmidt hit back to back to back home runs against Atlanta for a 7-3 Phillies victory.
1988: Mike Schmidt appears in his 2,155th game at third base, setting a new National League record.
2007: Washington's John Lannan, in his major-league debut, hit Chase Utley with a pitch in the fifth inning, breaking his hand. He also hit Ryan Howard, the next batter he faced, leading to an ejection. He was only the fifth player to be ejected in his debut.
2011: The Phillies collect 4 home runs in a 7-2 win over San Francisco, including contributions from Ryan Howard and Chase Utley. It was the 40th time they both hit one out in the same game, breaking the record previously held by Mike Schmidt and Greg Luzinski.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

2000: Traded Curt Schilling to Arizona for Travis Lee, Omar Daal, Vincente Padilla, and Nelson Figueroa.
2000: Traded Rob Ducey to Toronto for a player to be named.
2006: Traded Sal Fasano to new York (AL) for Hector Made

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