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Today in Phillies History for April 25th

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

37 wins, 51 losses, and 2 ties (for a winning percentage of 41.1 percent)

It Happened Today in:

1904: Phillie Frank Roth and two members of the home team are arrested two pitches into a game at Brooklyn on the charge of playing an organized sport on Sunday. The New York Police Commissioner made the move to test the validity of a new city blue law. The managers replaced the arrested players and complete the game, which the Phillies lost 8-6.
1945: Ed Delahanty is elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame by a special "old-timers" committee. He was joined by 9 other 19th century stars.
1972: Steve Carlton pitches a 3-0, one-hit win at San Francisco. He fans 14, tying the club record for left-handers.
1978: The Phillies' mascot, the Phanatic, makes his debut
1990: In the first Phillies game broadcast on ESPN, Cincinnati earns a 12-7 win at the Vet.
2008: Starter Chan Ho Park gives up 2 home runs to to Florida. The team had given up at least one round-tripper in each of its first 16 games, a major-league record.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

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