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Today in Phillies History for July 28th

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

47 wins, 65 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 42.0 percent)

It Happened Today in:

1951: Russ Meyer shuts out Chicago 1-0, the Phils fourth shut-out in a row. Their streak of 41 scoreless innings continues into the next day's game
2002: Phillies' broadcaster Harry Kalas enters the broadcasters' wing of baseball's Hall of Fame as a Ford C. Frick Award winner.
2007: Tadihiro Iguchi starts at second base for the Phillies -- making him the first player born in Japan to play for the team.
2011: The Phils lose to San Francisco 4-1, a day after losing 2-1, ending a franchise record streak of 46 games in which they had not lost more than one game in a row.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1928: Traded Harvey MacDonald to Fort Wayne (Central) in exchange for Chuck Klein
1988: Purchased Salome Barojas from Mexico City Reds
1992: Sent Julio Peguero to Los Angeles to complete the 7/2/1992 trade for Stan Javier
2006: Traded David Bell to Milwaukee for Wilfrido Laureano
2014: Released Tony Gwynn, Jr.

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