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Today in Phillies History for March 1st

It Happened Today in:

1889: The Phillies set sail from New York for their spring training site in Jacksonville, FL, becoming the first National League team to train in the Sunshine State.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1972: Released Ruben Amaro
1981: Traded Randy Lerch to Milwaukee for Dick Davis
1983: Signed free agent Kiko Garcia

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