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Today in Phillies History for October 22nd

It Happened Today in:

1889: The Phillies and A's played the finale of the city series in Mt. Gretna, Pa., with two inches of snow on the ground. The Phillies held a 5-4 lead in the 7th inning, when the game was called on account of cold conditions.
2008: Cole Hamels pitched another gem and Chase Utley hit a home run in his first World Series at bat, as the Phillies beat Tampa Bay 3-2 in Game 1 of the 2008 Series.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1971: Sold Lowell Palmer to Chicago (AL)
2006: Extended the contract of Jamie Moyer

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