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Today in Phillies History for July 1st

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

56 wins, 57 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 49.6 percent)

It Happened Today in:

1931: Chuck Klein hits for the cycle in an 11-6 win over Chicago at Baker Bowl. The game also saw the Phillies turn a triple play -- it was the only game in major league history to see both rare feats.
1938: The Phillies reach an agreement with Connie Mack to share Shibe Park, abandoning the 51-year-old Baker Bowl.
1951: Russ Meyer and Jim Konstanty combined to hold the Dodgers to one hit. The hit was a 2-out, 2-run triple by Peewee Reese that scored two runners who reached on walks, sending the Phils to a 2-0 loss
1958: First baseman Ed Bouchee is reinstated to the roster following a suspension due to a sex charge conviction in the spring.
1965: Johnny Callison appears on the cover of Sport magazine
1967: Dick Allen shares the cover of Sport Magazine with runner Jim Ryun

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1918: Traded Erskine Mayer to Pittsburgh for Elmer Jacobs
1921: Traded Casey Stengel, Johnny Rawlings and Red Causey to New York (NL) for Goldie Rapp, Lee King and Lance Richbourg
1924: Claimed Joe Oeschger on waivers from New York (NL)
1975: Signed free agent Tim McCarver
2012: Traded Jim Thome to Baltimore for Gabriel Lino and Kyle Simon.
2012: Traded Chad Qualls to New York (AL) for cash.

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