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Today in Phillies History for November 23rd

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1943: Baseball Commissioner Kennesaw Landis bans Phils owner William Cox from baseball for life for betting on the team. The Carpenter family of Delaware buys Cox' controlling stake in the Phillies for about $400,000 The next day, Robert Carpenter Jr. is appointed club president. At 28, he's the youngest to ever head a major-league club.
1990: Former catcher Bo Diaz is killed when a satellite dish falls on him at his home in Venezuela.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1964: Sent Joel Gibson to Chicago (AL) to complete the 10/24/1964 trade ofr Bill Heath

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