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Today in Phillies History for September 3rd

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

52 wins, 64 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 44.8 percent)

It Happened Today in:

1917: Phils pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander won both ends of a double-header against the Dodgers, by scores of 5-0 and 9-3. He only issues a single walk in the twin-bill.
1920: Phillies starter George Smith is knocked out in the 7th inning of a 6-0 loss to Brooklyn. It is the first of a string of 14 losses by Smith to the Dodgers, tying a major-league record.
1957: The Phils beat the Dodgers 3-2 in 12 innings to win the last major league game played in Jersey City, N.J.
1972: Steve Carlton beats Atlanta 8-0, his eighth shut-out of the year, tying a team record
1977: The Phils 9-3 victory over Cincinnati extends their home winning streak to a team record 16 games
2002: In the eight inning at Olympic Stadium, Marlon Anderson strikes out. The Expos then caught Placido Polanco between first and second and got Travis Lee straying from third for the last triple play in Montreal history.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

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