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Today in Phillies History for December 6th

It Happened Today in:

1893: Former Phillie shortstop Arthur Irwin is released from his coaching contract at the University of Pennsylvania so he can accept the Phillies' manager spot. In 2 years, he'll put up a 149-110-3 record.
2010: The Hall of Fame Expansion Era Committee announces the election of former GM Pat Gillick to the Hall.

Phillies Transactions on This Day:

1965: Traded Jack Baldschun to Baltimore for Jackie Brandt and Darold Knowles
1973: Sent Denny Doyle to California and received Aurelio Monteagudo and Chris Coletta from California to complete the 8/14/1974 trade for Billy Grabarkewitz
1976: Lost Guillermo Hernandez to Chicago in the Rule 5 draft
1980: Signed free agent Tug McGraw
1981: Sold Bob Boone to California
1983: Sold Tony Perez to Cincinnati
1985: Released Jerry Koosman
1985: Signed free agent Garry Maddox
1988: Traded Kevin Gross to Montreal for Floyd Youmans and Jeff Parrett
1989: Signed free agent Steve Lake
1992: Signed free agent Dale Murphy
1994: Signed free agent Kyle Abbott
1995: Traded Paul Quantrill to Toronto for Howard Battle and Ricardo Jordan
2002: Signed free agent Jim Thome
2005: Signed free-agent Tom Gordon
2006: Traded Gavin Floyd and a player to be named to Chicago (AL) for Freddy Garcia
2007: Selected Travis Blackley, Lincoln Holdzkom, Patrick Sellers and Luke Appert in the Rule 5 Draft.
2012: Claimed Ender Inciarte from Arizona in the Rule 5 draft. Also, traded Trevor May and Vance Worley to MInnesota for Ben Revere.

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