Woody Woodward comes over from the Yankees front office to take over as Phillies' "personnel director." Managing partner Bill Giles says that he did not give Woodward the title of GM, which he held in the Bronx, because he did not want him involved in player development or contract negotiations.
2008: Bad weather prohibits the resumption of World Series Game 5, which is pushed off another day
2009: Cliff Lee went the distance, giving up one earned run on 6 hits while fanning 10 and Chase Utley hit two home runs to give the Phillies a 6-1 win over New York in Game 1 of the 2009 World Series. Utley also set a new post-season record by reaching base in his 26th consecutive game.
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1907: George Hennessey
1916: Ed Levy
1969: Kirk Bullinger