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Today in Phillies History for December 16th

It Happened Today in:

1912: The Phillies settle on Southern Pines, NC as the site of the following year's spring training camp.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1957: Traded Harvey Haddix to Cincinnati for Wally Post
1970: Traded Grant Jackson, Jim Hutto and Sam Parrilla to Baltimore for Roger Freed
1988: Traded Milt Thompson to St. Louis for Steve Lake and Curt Ford
1992: Signed free agent Jeff Manto
2002: Lost Travis Chapman to Cleveland in the Rule 5 draft
2005: Signed free-agent Aaron Fultz
2008: Signed free agent Raul Ibenez to a 3-year deal
2009: Traded Kyle Drabek, Michael Taylor, and Travis d'Arnaud to Toronto for Roy Halladay and $6 million in cash, also signed Halladay to a 3-year contract extension. Also traded Cliff Lee to Seattle for J.C. Ramirez, Phillippe Aumont, and Tyson Gillies

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