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Today in Phillies History for June 26th

Phillies' All-time Record for Today:

56 wins, 55 losses, and 0 ties (for a winning percentage of 50.5 percent)

It Happened Today in:

1915: Grover Cleveland Alexander threw a 1-hitter, beating the Dodgers 4-0. Zach Wheat recorded the only hit -- an eight-inning single.
1991: Starting pitcher Pat Combs walks 5 of the 6 batters he faces, all of whom score, setting the stage for a 14-1 Phillies loss to St. Louis.
2007: Catcher Carlos Ruiz steals home on the back end of a double-steal, as the Phillies beat Cincinnati 11-4.
2015: Ryne Sandberg resigns as manager, citing the team's losses and pending excutive changes. Third base coach Pete Mackanin takes over as interim skipper, the third time he's had that role.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1957: Claimed Warren Hacker on waivers from Cincinnati
1959: Signed minor-league free agent Pat Corrales
1986: Released Randy Lerch

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