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Today in Phillies History for March 30th

It Happened Today in:

1918: During an exhibition game against the Boston Braves in Miami, pilot Joe Bennett flew over the field, dropping autographed baseballs. The Phils lost the game 3-1, with a lineup that included Tin "Buck" Lai, a player of Chinese descent, at third base.
1996: The Phils postpone the next day's home opener vs. the Rockies due to an adverse weather forecast

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1980: Traded Dave Rader to Boston for cash and a player to be named
1981: Sold Greg Luzinski to Chicago (AL)
2002: Received Hector Mercado from Cincinnati to complete the 3/28/2002 trade for Reggie Taylor.

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